Newly appointed Maharashtra Congress President Balasaheb Thorat calls on Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on July 15, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: Newly-appointed Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat Monday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at their residence here.
Thorat was on Saturday appointed the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president, replacing Ashok Chavan, who had resigned earlier this month.
Maharashtra goes to polls later this year.
Thorat, 66, a farmers' leader from Maharashtra, has worked extensively in the cooperative movement in the state and is a former minister.