Nagpur, Dec 28: Locked in a bitter boardroom battle with ousted Tata group chairman Cyrus Mistry, industrialist Ratan Tata today made a surprise visit, his first, to the RSS headquarters here today. Accompanied by BJP spokesperson Shaina NC, the iconic corporate leader visited RSS headquarters ‘Hedgewar Bhavan’ at Reshimbaug this afternoon.

Earlier, he was received by RSS functionaries on his arrival at the airport. Tata, currently the interim chairman of Tata Sons, the country’s biggest conglomerate, had a 20-minute-long meeting with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, a senior Sangh functionary told PTI.

What transpired at the meeting was, however, not known. Before proceeding for the RSS headquarters for talks with Bhagwat, 79-year-old Tata paid his tributes to its founder Keshav Baliram Hedgewar at a memorial to him in the city.