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Important Indian National Congress Sessions

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Indian National Congress

The Indian National Congress (nowadays called the Congress Party or Congress (in short it is called INC) is a political party in India with widespread roots.

But since last 10 to 12 years congress party lost its traditional vote bank in India and lost consecutive lok sabha elections.

Congress is in its worst era and continuously lossing its reputation. It was Founded in 1885 and it was first modren nationalist movement to emerge in the British ruled India in Asia.

In year 1920, under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, became the principal leader of the Indian independence movement.

Congress led India to independence from the United Kingdom, and powerfully influenced other anti-colonial nationalist movements in the British Empire.

This section of static gk is very important for those who are preparing for state and central government jobs exams like IAS, SSC, UPSC, TNSC, RPSC, MPPSC, Railways, Banks and so on.

Here we compiled the list of all sessions of Indian National Congress. You can download pdf file of this article too.

List of Indian National Congress Sessions and their Presidents (1885-2021)

SessionPlaceDatePresident
1stBombayDec. 28-30, 1885Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee
2ndCalcuttaDec. 27-30, 1886Shri Dadabhai Naoroji
3rdMadrasDec. 27-30, 1887Badruddin Tyabji
4thAllahabadDec. 26-29, 1888George Yule
5thBombayDec. 26-28, 1889Sir William Wedderburn
6thCalcuttaDec. 26-30, 1890Pherozeshah Mehta
7thNagpurDec. 28-30, 1891P. Ananda Charlu
8thAllahabadDec. 28-30, 1892Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee
9thLahoreDec. 27-30, 1893Shri Dadabhai Naoroji
10thMadrasDec. 26-29, 1894Alfred Webb
11thPuneDec. 27-30, 1895Surendranath Banerjee
12thCalcuttaDec. 28-31, 1896Rahimatullah M. Sayani
13thAmraotiDec. 27-29, 1897C. Sankaran Nair
14thMadrasDec. 29-31, 1898Ananda Mohan Bose
15thLucknowDec. 27-29, 1899Romesh Chunder Dutt
16thLahoreDec. 27-29, 1900N.G. Chandavarkar
17thCalcuttaDec. 26-28, 1901Dinshaw EduljeeWacha
18thAhmedabadDec. 28-30, 1902Surendranath Banerjee
19thMadrasDec. 28-30, 1903Lal Mohan Ghosh
20thBombayDec. 26-28, 1903Sir Henry Cotton
21stBanarasDec. 27-30, 1905Gopal Krishna Gokhale
22ndCalcuttaDec. 26-29, 1906Shri Dadabhai Naoroji
23rd (Suspended)SuratDec. 26-27, 1907Rash Behari Ghosh
23rdMadrasDec. 28-30, 1908Rash Behari Ghosh
24thLahoreDec. 27-29, 1909Madan Mohan Malaviya
25thAllahabadDec. 26-29, 1910Sir William Wedderburn
26thCalcuttaDec. 26-28, 1911Bishan Narayan Dar
27thBankiporeDec. 26-28, 1912Shri Raghunath Narasinha Mudholkar
28thKarachiDec. 26-28, 1913Nawab Syed Mohammed Bahadur
29thMadrasApr. 14-15, 1914Bhupendra Nath Bose
30thBombayDec. 27-29, 1915Satyendra Prasanna Sinha
31stLucknowDec. 26-30, 1916Ambica Charan Mazumdar
32ndCalcuttaDec. 26-29, 1917Annie Besant
33rdDelhiDec. 26-30, 1918Madan Mohan Malaviya
(Special Session)BombayAug. 29-01, 1918Romesh Chunder Dutt
34thAmritsarDec. 26-30, 1919Motilal Nehru
35thNagpurDec. 26-30, 1920C. Vijayaraghava chariar
36thAhmedabadDec. 27-28, 1921Hakim Ajmal Khan (Acting President for C.R. Das)
37thGayaDec. 26-31, 1922Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das
Special SessionDelhiSep. 04-08, 1923Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
39thBelgaumDec. 26-27, 1924M.K. Gandhi
40thCawnporeApr. 15-17, 1925Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
41stGawahatiDec. 26-28, 1926S. Srinivasa Iyengar
42ndMadrasDec. 26-28, 1927M.A. Ansari
43rdCalcuttaDec. 29-01, 1929Motilal Nehru
44thLahoreApr. 16-18, 1929Jawaharlal Nehru
45thKarachiMar. 21-31, 1931Vallabbhai J. Patel
47thCalcuttaSep. 12-14, 1933Mrs. Nellie
48thBombayOct. 24-28, 1934Dr. Rajendra Prasad
49thLucknowJun. 18-20, 1936Jawaharlal Nehru
50thFaizpurJul. 12-14, 1937Jawaharlal Nehru
51stHaripuraFeb. 19-21, 1938Subhash Chandra Bose
52ndTripuraMar. 10-12, 1939Subhash Chandra Bose
53rdRamgarhMar. 19-20, 1940Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
54thMeerutNov. 23-24, 1946J.B. Kripalani
55thJaipurDec. 18-18, 1948B. Pattabhi Sitaramayya
56thNasikSep. 21-22, 1950Purushottam Das Tandon
57thNew DelhiMar. 10-12, 1951Jawaharlal Nehru
58thHyderabadMay. 08-10, 1953Jawaharlal Nehru
59thKalyaniJul. 10-12, 1954Jawaharlal Nehru
60thAvadi, MadrasSep. 07-09, 1955Romesh Chunder Dutt
61stAmritsarAug. 11-13, 1956Shri U. N. Dhebar
62ndIndoreMay. 14-15, 1957Shri U. N. Dhebar
63rdGauhatiJul. 15-17,1958Shri U. N. Dhebar
64thNagpurJun. 10-12, 1959Shri U. N. Dhebar
65thBangaloreJan. 16-15, 1960N. Sanjiva Reddy
66thBhavnagarJan. 06-07, 1961N. Sanjiva Reddy
67thPatnaAug. 13-15, 1962N. Sanjiva Reddy
68thBhubaneshwarSep. 17-19, 1964Shri K. Kamaraj
69thDurgapurApr. 14-16, 1965Shri K. Kamaraj
70thJaipurJul. 16-18, 1966Shri K. Kamaraj
71stHyderabadJan. 10-11, 1968S. Nijalingappa
72ndFaridabadApr. 26-28, 1969S. Nijalingappa
73rdBombayDec. 28-29, 1969Jagjivan Ram
74thCalcuttaDec. 28-29, 1972Shankar Dayal Sharma
75thChandigarhDec. 31-01, 1976D.K. Barooah
76thNew DelhiJan. 01-02, 1978Indira Gandhi
77thCalcuttaDec. 29-30, 1983Indira Gandhi
78th (Centenary)
Session
BombayDec. 28-28, 1985Rajiv Gandhi
Special SessionNew DelhiDec. 08-08, 1998Sonia Gandhi
79thTirupati (A.P.)Apr. 14-16, 1992P.V.Narasimha Rao
Special SessionSurajkund
(Haryana)
Mar. 27-28, 1993P.V. Narasimha Rao
Special SessionNew DelhiJun. 10-11, 1994P.V. Narasimha Rao
Special SessionNew DelhiMay. 25-25, 1995Sonia Gandhi
80thCalcuttaAug. 08-10, 1997Sitaram Kesri
Special sessionNew DelhiDec. 08-08, 1998Sonia Gandhi
Chintan ShivirPanchmarhi
(M.P.)
Sep. 04-09, 1998Sonia Gandhi
Special SessionNew DelhiApr. 06-06, 1998Sonia Gandhi
81stBangaloreFeb. 14-16, 2001Sonia Gandhi
Chintan ShivirShimla (H.P.)Jul. 09-11, 2003Sonia Gandhi
Special SessionNew DelhiAug. 21-21, 2004Sonia Gandhi
82nd SessionHyderabadJan. 01-01, 2006Sonia Gandhi
83rd (Plenary Session)New DelhiJan. 01-01, 2010Sonia Gandhi
Chintan ShivirJaipurJan. 18-19, 2013Sonia Gandhi
84thNew DelhiMar. 17-18, 2018Rahul Gandhi

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