list of presidents of indian national congress (1885-1948)

List of presidents of Indian national congress – congress party (1885 - 1948)

List of presidents of Indian national congress

  1. 1885, 1892 (Bombay) :------          W.C.Banerjee.
  2. 1886 (Calcutta) : ------         Dadabhai Naoroji.
  3. 1893 (Lahore) : ------         Dadabhai Naoroji.
  4. 1906 (Calcutta) : -------        Dadabhai Naoroji.
  5. 1887 (Madras) : -------         Badruddin Tyyabji (First Muslim President).
  6. 1888 (Allahabad) : ------       George Yule (First English President).
  7. 1889 (Bombay) : -----        Sir William Wedderburn.
  8. 1890 (Calcutta) : ------       Sir Feroze S.Mehta.
  9. 18995,1902 (Poona, Ahmedabad) : ------       S.N.Banerjee.
  10. 1905 (Banaras) : ------      G.K.Gokhale.
  11. 1907, 1908 (Surat, Madras) : ------       Rasbehari Bose.
  12. 1909 (Lahore) : -----       M.M.Malviya.
  13. 1916 (Lucknow ) : ------        A.C.Majumdar (Re-Union of the Congress).
  14. 1917 (Calcutta) : ------         Annie Besant (First women President).
  15. 1919 (Amritsar) : -----        Matilal Nehru.
  16. 1920 (Calcutta /sp. Session) : ------        Lala Lajpat Rai.
  17. 1921,1922 (Ahmedabad, Gaya) : ------        C.R.Das.
  18. 1923 (Delhi/ sp. Session) : ------       Abul Kalam Azad (youngest President).
  19. 1924 (Belgaon) : ------        M.K.Gandhi.
  20. 1925 (Kanpur) : ------       Sarojini Naidu (First Indian woman resident).
  21.  1928 (Calcutta) : ------        Matilal Nehru (First All India Youth Congress formed).
  22. 1929 (Lahore) : ------         J.L.Nehru (Poorna Swaraj resolution was passed).
  23. 1931 (Karachi) : -----       Vallabhbhai Patel (Here, resolution on Fundamental).
  24. 1932, 1933 (Delhi,Calcutta) : ------        (session banned).
  25. 1934 (Bombay) : ------        Rajendra Prasad.
  26. 1936 (Lucknow) : ------        J.L.Nehru.
  27. 1937 (Faizpur) : ------       J.L.Nehru (first session in a village).
  28. 1938 (Haripura) : ------         S.C Bose ( a National Planning Committee set-up under J.L.Nenru).
  29. 1939 (Tripuri) : ------        S.C.Bose was re-eleted but had to resign due to protest by Gandhi (as Gandhi supported Dr. Pattabhi Sitaramayya). Rajendra Prasad was appointed in his place.
  30. 1940 (Ramgarh) : ------        Abul Kalam Azad.
  31. 1946 (Meerut) : ------        Acharya J.B.Kriplani.
  32. 1948 (Jaipur) : ------        Dr. Pattabhi Sitaramyya.
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