Gadkari has ruled himself out of the race for Maharashtra Chief Minister's post. Trouble has been brewing in the BJP party recently over the chief minister's post. Even though Fadnavis is seen to be frontrunner for the post, 39 Vidarbha MLAs are backing Gadkari. Fadnavis had a meeting with Gadkari at latter's residence on Friday. As the suspense over the chief minister of Maharashtra continues, Union Minister Gadkari met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Saturday.