This is the 21st lecture of my history lecture series in which i cover the formation of indian national congress in depth. Some of the indian national leaders such as dadabhai naoroji, c s subrahmoniya iyer, surendranath banerjea, dewan bahadur raghunatha rao and others held a meeting in chennai (the then madras) and discussed the possibility of forming a national organization this culminated in the birth of the indian national congress. Indian association at calcutta was the forerunner of the indian national congress formed in 1876 by ao hume the indian national movement was founded by suredranath banerjee indian national congress (inc) founded in 1885 brought educated middle-class into politics. The original intention of the indian national congress when it was founded in 1885 was to be a political party that represented the indian people. Muslim league, original name all india muslim league, political group that led the movement calling for a separate muslim nation to be created at the time of the partition of british india (1947) the muslim league was founded in 1906 to safeguard the rights of indian muslims.
The origin and growth of the indian national congress many indians were planning to establish an all india organization of nationalist political workers but the credit for organizing the first meeting of the indian national congress goes to ao hume, who was a retired english civil servant he. Why did aohume help in the formation of the indian national congress mr home was encouraged by the indian intellectuals and the britishers to form unified body to form the future governance of the new nation 22k views view upvoters promoted by everquote. Formation of indian national congress by 1885, the need for the formation of all-india level political organisation had become an common necessity the aim was to lay down certain basic tasks and objectives before and to struggle incessantly and together. Indian national congress, indian political party, founded in 1885 its founding members proposed economic reforms and wanted a larger role in the making of british policy for india by 1907, however, the congress had split into a moderate group led by gopal krishna gokhale , who sought dominion.
The official founder of the indian national congress was ao hume, who had retired from the service of the government in 1882 the scheme, however, was prepared in the government secretariat at simla and the then governor general, lord duffer in took a leading part in its formulation. The indian national congress founded in 1885 was the institutionalized form of emergent indian nationalism it was the first organized expression of indian nationalism on an all-india scale. The foundation of the indian national congress in 1885 was only a visible expression of that national awakening again it has been said that hume's main purpose in encouraging the foundation of the congress was to provide a safety valve or a safe outlet to the growing discontent among the educated indians.
The indian national congress ( pronunciation (help info)) (inc, often called congress party) is a broadly based political party in india founded in 1885, it was the first modern nationalist movement to emerge in the british empire in asia and africa. Indian national congress bibliography  founded in 1885, the indian national congress (inc) it reluctantly accepted the partition of the indian subcontinent and the formation of the state of pakistan after partition the congress, as the largest party, governed india under nehru's leadership. These demand shows that, congress is a nationalist party - for all communities secular demands believed in the system -protect indian industries freedom of expression and thoughts methods of struggle regular all india congress sessions in different cities at the end of the year.
The national congress of american indians, founded in 1944, is the oldest, largest and most representative american indian and alaska native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities. The indian national congress (inc) was a leader of the indian freedom movement against british colonial rule one of the success stories of the nationalist struggle in asia, the congress was established in 1885 a political consciousness was arising in the latter part of the 19th century among. A remarkable landmark of the history of indo-pak is the establishment of indian national congress in 1885 by allan octavian hume (1829-1912), a retired servant who had a flame to do something for the people of india.
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online easily share your publications and get them in front of issuu’s. He invited the convention of the indian national union, an organization he had already formed in 1884, to bombay in december 1885 seventy delegates, most of whom were lawyers, educationalists and journalists, attended the convention in which the indian national congress was established. Feedback form subject default conferences & events consultation support general information membership native youth policy issues & legislation projects & initiatives tribal directory website feedback.