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⛲️⛲️Major Sessions of the Indian National Congress⛲️⛲️

🏝First session of Congress in 1885🏝
🎻• Location – Bombay
🎻• President – Vyomesh Chandra Banerjee Twice President (1885, 1892)
🎻• 72 delegates participated.
🎻• The name Indian National Congress was named on the suggestion of Dadabhai Naoroji.

🏝1886 Congress session🏝
🎻• Location – Calcutta.
🎻• President – Dadabhai Naoroji (became the President of Congress thrice in 1886, 1893, 1906)

🏝Congress session of 1887🏝
🎻• Location – Madras.
🎻• President – Badruddin Tayyab (was the first Muslim President of Congress)

🏝Congress session of 1888🏝
🎻• Location – Allahabad.
🎻• President – George Yule (First English President)

🏝Congress session of 1896🏝
🎻• Location – Calcutta.
🎻• President – Rahimtulla Sayani.
🎻• The national song Vande Mataram was sung for the first time in this convention.

🏝Congress session of 1905🏝
🎻• Location – Varanasi.
🎻• President – Gopal Krishna Gokhale.
🎻• Supporting the Swadeshi Movement.

🏝Congress session of 1906🏝
🎻• Location – Calcutta.
🎻• President – Dadabhai Naoroji.
🎻• The word Swaraj was used for the first time in this convention.

🏝Congress session of 1907🏝
🎻• Location – Surat.
🎻• President – Rash Behari Ghosh.
🎻• Partition of Congress in this session.

🏝Congress session of 1911🏝
🎻• Location – Calcutta.
🎻• Chairman – Vishan Narayan Dar.
🎻• Jana Gana Mana was sung for the first time in this convention.

🏝Congress session of 1916🏝
🎻• Location – Lucknow.
🎻• President – Ambikcharan Mazumdar.
🎻• Lucknow Pact (separate election accepted) between Congress-League in this session
🎻• The soft party and the hot party united.

🏝Congress session of 1917🏝
🎻• Location – Calcutta.
🎻• President – Annie Besant (became the first woman president of Congress)
🎻• Three women became presidents of Congress.
🎻• Annie Besant in 1917.
🎻• Sarojini Naidu (First Indian Woman) in 1925
🎻 • Nalni Sen Gupta in 1933.

🏝Congress session of 1919🏝
🎻• Location – Amritsar.
🎻• President – Motilal Nehru ( twice became president 1919, 1928)

🏝 Congress session of 1920🏝
🎻• Location – Nagpur.
🎻• President – Veer Raghavachari.
🎻• The resolution of the non-cooperation movement was passed.
🎻 • For the first time, the Congress talked about the formation of provinces on linguistic basis.

🏝Congress session of 1924🏝
🎻• Location – Belgaum (Karnataka)
🎻• President – Mahatma Gandhi (Only once)

🏝Congress session of 1929🏝
🎻• Location – Lahore.
🎻• President – Jawaharlal Nehru.
🎻• Purna Swaraj resolution was passed in this session.
🎻• It was decided to celebrate Independence Day on 26 January 1930.

🏝Congress session of 1931🏝
🎻• Location – Karachi.
🎻• President – Vallabhbhai Patel.
🎻• In this session a resolution regarding Fundamental Rights was passed.
🎻• In this session, Gandhi had said that Gandhi can die but Gandhism cannot.

🏝Congress session of 1936🏝
🎻• Location – Lucknow.
🎻• President – Jawaharlal Nehru.
🎻• In this session, Nehru said that I am a socialist.

🏝Congress session of 1937🏝
🎻• Location – Faizpur.
🎻• President – Jawaharlal Nehru.
🎻• For the first time the Congress session was held in a village.

🏝Congress session of 1938🏝
🎻• Location – Haripura (Gujarat)
🎻• President – Subhash Chandra Bose.
🎻• The National Planning Committee was formed in this session.

🏝Congress session of 1939🏝
🎻• Location – Tripuri (Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh)
🎻• President – Subhash Chandra Bose.
🎻• In this session, due to dispute with Gandhiji, Subhash resigned and Rajendra Prasad was made the president.

🏝Congress session of 1940🏝
🎻• Location – Ramgarh.
🎻• President – Abul Kalam Azad.
🎻• He was the President of Congress for the longest time from 1940-1945.

🏝Congress session of 1947🏝
🎻• President – J.B. Kripalani.

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