Gadkari calls on Advani, hints organisational restructure

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New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): Newly appointed Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari called on former Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani at his residence here on Sunday.

Gadkari, visited Advani's Prithviraj Road residence with his family.

Former BJP president M Venkaiah Naidu was also present at the meeting.

Interacting with the media after his meeting, Gadkari said: "Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Advani have been a source of inspiration for me. I had met Vajpayee yesterday."

He could not meet Advani yesterday as the latter had gone to Vrindavan after the party's Parliamentary Board meeting.

"I am new to Delhi and national politics. But after getting the blessings of senior leaders, I am confident of performing the duties and responsibilities entrusted to me. After meeting Advani, my confidence has increased," he added.

On Saturday evening, Gadkari held a meeting with Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh and Naidu.

Gadkari, who is the youngest president of the BJP said he did not view politics as a career but as an instrument of socio-economic reforms to bring about a change in the lives of the poor and downtrodden. (ANI)

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