The CPI-M leader declined to say what transpired at the meeting.
Surjeet's meeting with Gandhi assumes significance as differences surfaced in the People's Front on Kalam's candidature during its inconclusive meeting earlier in the day.
The Congress Working Committee, which also met on Tuesday, had authorised Gandhi to hold discussions with People's Front leaders on the issue.
When asked if the Congress had abandoned President K R Narayanan as its nominee for a second term, party spokesman Jaipal Reddy said, "Narayanan is still our candidate."
Those present at the CWC meeting chaired by Gandhi were Ambika Soni, Pranab Mukherjee, Ahmed Patel, Manmohan Singh, Oscar Fernandes, R K Dhawan, Motilal Vora, Mohsina Kidwai and Mukul Wasnik.
Coverage of the election for the 11th President of India
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