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List of Sessions of Indian National Congress before Independence

16-NOV-2017 16:15

    The Indian National Congress was formed in 1885. It was the nucleus of a future parliament for our country, and will lead to good of inconceivable magnitude for our countrymen.

    Indian National Congress Session

    Here is the list of session of Indian National Congress in which venue, year of session and the President name is given.

    List of the Sessions of Indian National Congress before Independence

    Year

    Place

    President

    1885, 1882

    Bombay , Allahabad

    W.C Bannerji

    1886

    Calcutta

    Dadabhai Naoroji

    1893

    Lahore

    Dadabhai Naoroji

    1906

    Calcutta

    Dadabhai Naoroji

    1887

    Madras

    Badruddin Tyyabji (fist Muslim President)

    1888

    Allahabad

    George Yule (first English President)

    1889

    Bombay

    Sir William Wedderburn

    1890

    Calcutta

    Sir Feroze S.Mehta

    1895, 1902

    Poona , Ahmedabad

    S.N Banerjee

    1905

    Banaras

    G.K Gokhale

    1907, 1908

    Surat , Madras

    Rasbehari Ghosh

    1909

    Lahore

    M.M Malviya

    1916

    Lucknow

    A.C Majumdar (Re-union of the Congress)

    1917

    Calcutta

    Annie Besant (first woman President)

    1919

    Amritsar

    Motilal Nehru

    1920

    Calcutta (Special Session)

    Lala Lajpat Rai

    1921,1922

    Ahmadabad, Gaya

    C.R Das

    1923

    Delhi (Special session)

    Abdul Kalam Azad (youngest President)

    1924

    Belgaon

    M.K Gandhi

    1925

    Kanpur

    Sarojini Naidu (first Indian woman President)

    1928

    Calcutta

    Motilal Nehru (first All India Youth  Congress Formed)

    1929

    Lahore

    J.L. Nehru (Poorna Swaraj resolution was passed)

    1931

    Karachi

    Vallabhbhai Patel (Here, resolution on Fundamental rights and the National Economic Program was passed)

    1932, 1933

    Delhi , Calcutta

    (Session Banned)

    1934

    Bombay

    Rajendra Prasad

    1936

    Lucknow

    J.L. Nehru

    1937

    Faizpur

    J.L Nehru (first session in a village)

    1938

    Haripura

    S.C Bose (a National Planning Committed set-up under J.L Nehru).

    1939

    Tripuri

    S.C.Bose was re-elected but had to resign due to protestby Gandhiji (as Gandhiji supported Dr. Pattabhi Sitaramayya). Rajendra Prasadwas appointed in his place.

    1940

    Ramgarh

    Abdul Kalam Azad

    1946

    Meerut

    Acharya J.B Kriplani

    1948

    Jaipur

    Dr. Pattabhi Sitaramayya.

    In the above list of Sessions of Indian National Congress before Independence will enhance the knowledge of the readers.

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