[an error occurred while processing this directive]
HinduNet
  
Forums Chat Annouce Calender DigiCards Recommend Remote Invites
[an error occurred while processing this directive]


Volume - VIII
Preface Prayer
The path of devotion Uddalaka's advice to svetaketu
The Asramas Image Worship
Yogaasanas Ayurveda
Mathematics in India Warfare in Ancient India
Aurobindo Ghose 1857 Warof Indian Independence
Birth of congress GopalKrishna Gokhale
Quit India Movement Rabindranath Tagore
Major Sections
Culture Course
Volume-I Volume-II

Volume-III

Volume-IV

Volume-V

Volume-VI

Volume-VII

Volume-VIII

Volume-IX

Volume-X

BIRTH OF CONGRESS

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Muslims, Christians, Parsis and even Englishmen attended it.

There were in all 72 delegated from all parts of India.

Hume proposed the name of W.C. Bonnerjle, a lawyer of Calcutta, for the presidentship of the conference. S. Subramania Aiyar seconded and K.T. Telang supported.

Thus on the 28th of December, 1885, at 12 noon, the first meeting took place.

The name of the conference was changed to the Indian National Congress. Thus was born the Congress which brought us freedom in 1947 under the leadership of
Mahatma Gandhi.

Hume, the Englishman, is rightly called the Father of the Indian National Congress.

Among other delegates to the first Congress were M.G. Ranade,

Back ] Up ] Next ]

Birth Of congress
About Birth Of Congress
Page1
Page2
You are Here! Page3
Page4
Page5
Exercise

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
More Information about HinduNet Inc.
Privacy Statement
The Hindu Universe is a HinduNet Inc., website.
Copyrighted 1994-2003, HinduNet Inc.