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Indian National Congress

Indian National Congress

Founded Year 1885
Founder A.O. Hume
father of the Indian National Congress Allan Octavian Hume
Initial members Allan Octavian Hume, Dadabhai Naoroji, Dinshaw Wacha, Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee, Surendranath Banerjee, Monomohun Ghose, Mahadev Govind Ranade, William Wedderburn
First President of the INC Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee
Who was the Second President of Indian National Congress? Dadabhai Naoroji
Who is the First Muslim President of Indian National Congress? Badruddin Tyabji
Who was the first non Indian president of Indian National Congress? George Yule
Who is the First Woman President of Indian National Congress? Annie Basent
Who is the First Indian Woman President of Indian National Congress? Sarojini Naidu
The first session of the INC Mumbai.28–31 December 1885, and was attended by 72 delegates
Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of the formation Of Indian national congress Lord Dufferin
leader of the Muslim League Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Partition of Bengal in? 1905
Who first put forward the scheme of the Partition of Bengal? William Ward.
Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of the Partition of Bengal? Lord Curzon
What was the name of the new province that was created as a result of the Partition of Bengal? Eastern Bengal and Assam
Name the ceremony that was observed on the day of the Partition of Bengal Rakhi-Bandhan.
Name a newspaper that was instrumental in inculcating the spirit of opposition to the Partition of Bengal. Sandhya
When was the Partition of Bengal annulled? 1911
When did the Indian National Congress Split into two groups – The extremists and The moderates? 1907 (Surat session)
Two split Parties of INC in 1907 Garam Dal(Extremists)- Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Naram Dal(Moderates) – Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Mohandas Gandhi returned from South Africa in? 1915
When did Gandhiji Elected as Congress President? 1924 (Belgam Session)
When did Jawaharlal Nehru first Elected as Congress President? 1929 (Lahore Session)
What was the special for 1929 Lahore session? “Poorna Swaraj” (complete independence) was declared
When did Subhash Chandra Bose first Elected as Congress President? 1938 (Haripura Session)
Who is the Congress President when India won Freedom? J.B Kripilani
Who is the Most elected Congress President? Jawaharlal Nehru
Who is the longest served Woman president of Congress? Sonia Gandhi
Who was popularly known as “Uncrowned Prince of Maharashtra”? Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Who is the first Congress President in Independent India? Pattabhi Sitaramayya
Who is the president of Congress, when Indian National Congress Split into two groups – The extremists and The moderates? Rash Behari Bose
Who was known as the ‘Grand Old Man’ of India? Dadabhai Naoroji
Who founded the Abhinava Bharat? Savarkar Brothers
Who founded the Mitra Mela? Savarkar Brothers.
Name a revolutionary of Punjab. Ajit Singh
Name a revolutionary of Madras Chidambaram Pillai
Name a leader of Maharashtra who played an important role in the Swadeshi movement? Bal Gangadhar Tilak
What was the real name of Sister Nivedita? Margaret E. Nobel
During the Indian freedom struggle who of the following founded the Prarthana Samaj ? Atmaram Pandurang
During the Civil Disobedience movement, who led the ‘Red Shirts’ of North-Western India? Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
foundation of Gadar party Lala Hardyal
During whose tenure as the viceroy of India were the great Martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru hanged ? Lord Irwin
Who was the Chairman of the Partition Council? Lord Mountabatten
The Constituent Assembly was set up under the? Cabinet Mission Plan

 

 

Indian National Congress Sessions

Given below is the list of Indian National Congress Sessions in chronological order. Apart from the locations of various sessions, make sure you also note important facts pertaining to them.

Year Venue President Importance
1885 Bombay W.C.Bannerji · 1st session attended by 72 delegates
1886 Calcutta Dadabhai Naoroji
1887 Madras Badruddin Tyyabji (fist Muslim President) · Presided by first Muslim president.
1888 Allahabad George Yule (first English President) · Presided by first Englishman President
1889 Bombay Sir William Wedderburn
1890 Calcutta Sir Feroze S.Mehta
1895 Poona S.N.Banerjee
1896 Calcutta Rahimtulla M. Sayani · The National Song, Vande Mataram was sung for the first time.
1905 Banaras G.K.Gokhale
1907 Surat Rasbehari Ghosh · The INC split into two, one consisting of Moderates, led by Gokhale and the other consisting of Extremists, led by Tilak.
1909 Lahore M.M.Malviya
1911 Calcutta Pandit Bishan Narayan Das · The National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana was sung for the first time
1916 Lucknow A.C.Majumdar · Joint session with Muslim league in which the historic Lucknow pact was signed.

· Re-union of the Congress

1917 Calcutta Annie Besant · First session to be presided by a Lady.
1919 Amritsar Motilal Nehru
1920 Calcutta (sp.session) Lala Lajpat Rai
1921 Ahmedabad C.R. Das
1923 Delhi (sp.session) Abdul Kalam Azad · Youngest President
1924 Belgaon M.K.Gandhi
1925 Kanpur Sarojini Naidu · First session to be presided by an Indian lady.
1928 Calcutta Motilal Nehru · First All India Youth  Congress Formed
1929 Lahore J.L.Nehru · The decision to launch a civil disobedience movement to achieve complete independence and to observe 26 Jan as Independence Day was taken.

· Nehru became the president for the first time.

1931 Karachi Vallabhbhai Patel · Here, resolution on Fundamental rights and the National Economic Program was passed

· The Gandhi Irwin Pact was endorsed by the Congress in this Session

· Gandhi was nominated to represent Congress in the Second Round Table Conference.

1932 Delhi (Session Banned) · (without President) Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya was elected as President
1933 Calcutta (Session Banned) · (Mrs. Nellie Sengupta presided) Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya was again elected President
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 underJ.L.Nehru
1939 Tripuri S.C.Bose · S.C.Bose was re-elected but had to resign due to protest by Gandhiji (as Gandhiji supported Dr.Pattabhi Sitaramayya). Rajendra Prasadwas appointed in his place.
1940 Ramgarh Abdul Kalam Azad
1946 Meerut Acharya J.B.Kriplani · Last pre-independence session of the INC.
1948 Jaipur Dr.Pattabhi Sitaramayya. · First session after Independence.

 

INC – QUESTION1. Who is the First President of Indian National Congress ?
Answer: W.C. Banerjee
2. Who was the Second President of Indian National Congress ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji
3. Who was the first non Indian president of Indian National Congress ?
Answer: George Yule
4. Who founded Indian National Congress ?
Answer: Allan Octavian Hume
5. When did the Indian National Congress Split into two groups – The extremists and The moderates ?
Answer: 1907 (Surat session)
6. When did Jawaharlal Nehru first Elected as Congress President ?
Answer: 1929 (Lahore Session)
7. Who is the first Congress President in Independent India ?
Answer: Pattabhi Sitaramayya
8. 20. Who is the oldest president of INC ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji
9. Who is the Most elected Congress President ?
Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru
10. Who is the First Indian Woman President of Indian National Congress ?
Answer: Sarojini Naidu
11. 14. When did Subhash Chandra Bose first Elected as Congress President ?
Answer: 1938 (Haripura Session)
12. When did Indian National Congress Founded ?
Answer: 1885
13. Who is known as father of the Indian National Congress ?
Answer: Allan Octavian Hume (He is the father of Indian Ornithology)
14. Who was the Viceroy of India at the time of the formation Of Indian national congress?
Answer: Lord Dufferin
15. Who is the First Muslim President of Indian National Congress ?
Answer: Badruddin Tyabji
16. Who is the First Woman President of Indian National Congress ?
Answer: Annie Basent
17. When did Gandhiji Elected as Congress President ?
Answer: 1924 (Belgam Session)
18. Who is the Congress President when India won Freedom ?
Answer: J.B Kripilani
19. Who is the longest served Woman president of Congress ?
Answer: Sonia Gandhi
20. Who is the president of Congress, when Indian National Congress Split into two groups – The extremists and The moderates ?
Answer: Rash Behari Ghosh

 

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