Indian National Congress
The Indian National Congress was established in 1885 and became one of the most important political parties before the Independence and during the pre-independence of India. The founders of the Indian National Congress were Allan Octavian Hume, Dadabhai Naoroji, and Dinshaw Edulji Wacha. It was the first modern nationalist movement to emerge in the British Empire in Asia and Africa.
The first session of the Indian National Congress was held in 1885 in Bombay from 28th Dec to 31st of December. The first president of the National Congress was Mr Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee in which 72 delegates participated. In this article, we have included a list of Indian National Congress sessions, with location and the president of the session.
List of Indian National Congress Sessions
Indian National Congress Sessions Pre-Independence
|1885||W C Bonnerjee||Bombay|
|1887||Syed Badruddin Tyabji||Madras|
|1889||Sir William Wedderburn||Bombay|
|1890||Feroz Shah Mehta||Calcutta|
|1891||P. Ananda Charlu||Nagpur|
|1892||W C Bonnerjee||Allahabad|
|1896||Rahimtullah M. Sayani||Calcutta|
|1897||C. Sankaran Nair||Amravati|
|1898||Ananda Mohan Bose||Madras|
|1899||Romesh Chandra Dutt||Lucknow|
|1900||N G Chandavarkar||Lahore|
|1901||Dinshaw E. Wacha||Calcutta|
|1903||Lal Mohan Ghosh||Madras|
|1904||Sir Henry Cotton||Bombay|
|1905||Gopal Krishna Gokhale||Benares|
|1907||Rash Behari Ghosh||Surat|
|1908||Rash Behari Ghosh||Madras|
|1909||Madan Mohan Malaviya||Lahore|
|1910||Sir William Wedderburn||Allahabad|
|1911||Bishan Narayan Dhar||Calcutta|
|1912||Raghunath Narasinha Mudholkar||Bankipore|
|1914||Bhupendra Nath Basu||Madras|
|1915||Satyendra Prasanna Sinha||Bombay|
|1916||Ambica Charan Mazumdar||Lucknow|
|1918||Syed Hasan Imam and Madan Mohan Malaviya||Bombay and Delhi|
|1921||Hakim Ajmal Khan||Ahmedabad|
|1922||C R Das||Gaya|
|1923||Maulana Mohammad Ali||Kakinada|
|1924||M K Gandhi||Belgaum|
|1926||S Srinivasa Iyengar||Guwahati|
|1927||M A Ansari||Madras|
|1932||Amrit Ranchhorddas Seth||Delhi|
|1933||Mrs. Nellie Sengupta||Calcutta|
|1938||Subhas Chandra Bose||Haripura|
|1939||Subhas Chandra Bose||Tripuri|
|1940||Abul Kalam Azad||Ramgarh|
FAQs related to Indian National Congress
1. When was the first Indian National Congress session held?
Ans. The first Indian National Congress session was held in 1885 which was held in Bombay and it was attended by 72 delegates.
2. Who was the President of India in the 4th session of the Indian National Congress session?
Ans. The fourth Indian National Congress session was held in Allahabad in 1888 and the president was George Yule.