Dhoni and wife meet Rahul Gandhi

Updated: 07 July 2010 18:01 IST

Newly-married Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday.

New Delhi:

Newly-married Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday.

Dhoni was accompanied by his wife Sakshi and cricketer friend RP Singh during the meeting at 10 Janpath, the official residence of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, a top BCCI source said.

"The appointment was taken earlier and the meeting was just a courtesy call," the source said.

Asked whether Dhoni also met Sonia Gandhi, the source said, "The appointment was only for meeting Rahul Gandhi."

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Dhoni and Sakshi got married in a hush-hush ceremony on Sunday night at a farmhouse near Dehradun after getting engaged on Saturday.

The ceremony was a private affair with only close family members and friends in attendance. The media was kept at bay by tight security during the marriage.

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