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[Prelims Spotlight] Important Sessions of Indian National Congress

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Important Sessions of Indian National Congress


21 April 2020 

Important sessions of Congress

  • 1885- 1st, Bombay, presided by W.C. Banerjee
  • 1887- Badruddin Tyabji became 1st Muslim to preside over congress session
  • 1907- Surat, Ras Bihari Ghosh not Bose, split in Congress between moderates and extremists
  • 1916- Lucknow, Reunion on congress, Lucknow pact between Congress and Muslim league
  • 1919 – Amritsar, Motilal Nehru Jallianwala Bagh Massacre is condemned
  • 1920 – Nagpur C.Vijayraghavachair a new constitution for reorganized
  • 1924 – Belgaum Mahatma Gandhi.
  • 1927 – Madras M.A.Ansari, adoption of Independent Resolution, resolved to boycott the Simon Commission
  • 1929- Lahore, J.L. Nehru, Purna Swaraj Resolution
  • 1931- Karachi, Vallabh Bhai, Resolution on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Programme.
  • 1936 – April, Lucknow Jawaharlal Nehru, urged the Congress to adopt Socialism as its goal
  • 1938- Haripura, S.C. Bose, National Planning Committee under J.L. Nehru

Leaders of the session

  • Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee was the president of the first session of the Indian National Congress.
  • Annie Beasant was the first female President of the Indian National Congress.
  • Sarojini Naidu was the first Indian woman president of the Indian National Congress.
  • Badruddin Tyabji was the first Muslim President of the Indian National
    Congress.
  • Rahimtulla Sayani was the second Muslim President of the Indian National
    Congress.
  • George Yule was the first European President of the Indian National Congress.
  • Dadhabhai Naoroji was the first Parsi President of the Indian National Congress.
  • Sankaran Narayan was the first & the only Keralite President of the Indian National Congress Session.
  • Hakim Ajmal Khan was the only person to be appointed as the President of INC, All India Muslim League & All India Khilafat Committee.

 

 


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