One Liner History Notes on Indian National Congress

Indian National Congress

In this article, we are providing you history notes on Indian National Congress in One liner format for upcoming Railway, SSC, UPSC, NDA-CDS, State Exams & Other Govt. Exams.

1. Indian National Congress was founded in: 1885

2. Indian National Congress was founded by: Allan Octavian Hume

3. The first session of Indian National Congress was held at: Mumbai (1885)

4. The Viceroy of British India when the Indian National Congress was founded: Lord Dufferin

5. The first President of Indian National Congress: Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee(1885)

6. The first Muslim President of Indian National Congress: Badruddin Tayabji (Madras, 1887)

7. During the early phase of its existence, i.e., 1885-1905 Indian National Congress never made this demand: Independence from British rule

8. First woman president of Indian National Congress: Mrs Annie Besant (1917)

9. First Indian woman president of Indian National Congress: Mrs Sarojini Naidu (1925)

10. Woman Presidents of Indian National Congress: Mrs Annie Besant (1917), Mrs Sarojini Naidu (1925) and Mrs. Nellie Sengupta (1933).

11. First split of Indian National Congress: 1907 at Surat Session

12. First Englishmen to become president of Indian National Congress: George Yule (1888)

13. Youngest president of Indian National Congress: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

14. National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana was first sung in the session of: Calcutta (1911)

15. National Song, Vande Mataram was first sung in the session of: Calcutta (1896)

16. First joint session of Indian National Congress and Muslim League: Lucknow (1916)

17. Session of Indian National Congress where wearing of Khadi was made compulsory for its workers: Calcutta (1917)

18. The only session of Indian National Congress presided over by Mahatma Gandhi: Belgaum (1924)

19. Session of Indian National Congress where demand for complete independence was made: Lahore(1929)

20. President of Indian National Congress at the time of independence: Acharya J B Kriplani (1946)

21. First All India Youth Congress was established in: 1928 (Calcutta)

22.  Youngest President of Indian National Congress: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

23. The word ‘National’ was added to Congress: Nagpur (1891)

24. Proposals for independence and to boycott Simon commission were passed (Gandhi did not participate): Madras 1927

25. Fundamentals Rights and Economic Policy Proposals Passed at: Karachi (1931)

26. During its 1932 and 1933 session government had declared it an illegal organization.

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