Competitive Exams: Indian National Congress

Year

Venue

President

1885, 1882

Bombay, Allahabad

WC Bannerji

1886

Calcutta

Dadabhai Naoroji

1893

Lahore

Nil

1906

Calcutta

Nil

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

GK Gokhale

1907, 1908

Surat, Madras

Rasbehari Ghosh

1909

Lahore

MM Malviya

1916

Lucknow

AC Majumdar (Re-union of the Congress)

1917

Calcutta

Annie Besant (first woman President)

1919

Amritsar

Motilal Nehru

1920

Calcutta (sp. Session)

Lala Lajpat Rai

1921, 1922

Ahmedabad, Gaya

CR Das

1923

Delhi (sp. Session)

Abdul Kalam Azad (youngest President)

1924

Belgaon

MK 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 rightsand the National Economic Program was passed)

1932, 1933

Delhi, Calcutta

(Session Banned)

1934

Bombay

Rajendra Prasad

1936

Lucknow

JL Nehru

1937

Faizpur

JL Nehru (first session in a village)

1938

Haripura

SC Bose (a National Planning Committed set-up underJ. L. Nehru).

1939

Tripuri

SC 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.