Mumbai: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram
on Monday held a high-level unscheduled meeting here in which he
was told that "much" progress has been made in connection with
the July 13 serial bomb blasts inquiry, official sources said.
The meeting was held at the government rest house,
Sahyadri, in South Mumbai in which the Union Home Minister was
apprised about the course of investigations into the triple
blasts in the city and the steps taken regarding the
modernisation of the Maharashtra police, they said.
According to the sources, Chief Minister Prithviraj
Chavan briefed Chidambaram about the progress made so far in
the blasts probe and the modernisation programme.
At least 26 people were killed and several injured in
blasts that had ripped through Dadar, Zaveri Bazaar and Opera
House localities on July 13.
The meeting, which lasted for around 50 minutes, was
attended by state Home Minister R R Patil, ATS chief Rakesh
Maria, state intelligence chief K L Prasad and Mumbai Police
Commissioner Arup Patnaik, they added.