West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress(TMC) President Mamata Banerjee met veteran BJP leader L K Advani at his chamber in Parliament today and termed it a "courtesy call".

"I know Advaniji for a very long time. I went to inquire about his health. It was a courtesy call," Banerjee said after the meeting, which lasted 20 minutes.

Suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad also came to meet Banerjee at the TMC office in Parliament, followed by Congress leaders Gulam Nabi Azad and Ahmed Patel, as well as Samajwadi Party leader, Ram Gopal Yadav.

"Her efforts to unite opposition leaders are commendable," Azad said after the meeting.

The West Bengal CM is expected to meet leaders of 14 opposition parties and a few NDA allies in Parliament today.