UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who was closeted with top leaders from Maharashtra for over 15 minutes before inaugurating the renovated Mumbai Congress office, and congratulated the party workers at the "new corporate look" of the premises.
Gandhi took a round of the office which houses a media centre, cafeteria, separate chambers for office-bearers, and expressed happiness at the new office. She also posed for photographs with office staff.
The Congress President also met Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, Mumbai Congress president Kripashankar Singh, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Manikrao Thakre, senior leaders Shivraj Patil, A R Antulay, Union Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and other senior party leaders.
She congratulated Singh and his team on building a 'grand' office.