Indian National Congress

Indian National Congress




Indian National Congress
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  • Abbreviation: INC
  • President: Sonia Gandhi(interim)
  • Presidium: All India Congress Committee
  • Parliamentary Chairperson: Sonia Gandhi
  • Lok Sabha leader: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
  • Rajya Sabha leader: Ghulam Nabi Azad (Leader of the Opposition)
  • Founder: Allan Octavian Hume, William Wedderburn, W. C. Bonnerjee, Surendranath Banerjee, Monomohun Ghose, Lalmohan Ghosh, Badruddin Tyabji, M. G. Ranade, Dadabhai Naoroji, Dinshaw Wacha, Pherozeshah Mehta
  • Founded:28 December 1885 (134 years ago)
  • Headquarters:24, Akbar Road, New Delhi-110001
  • Newspaper: Congress Sandesh
  • Student wing: National Students Union of India
  • Youth wing: Indian Youth Congress
  • Women's wing: All India Mahila Congress
  • Labour wing: Indian National Trade Union Congress
  • Membership: 20 million
  • Ideology: Big tent, Social liberalism, Social democracy, Progressivism, Civic nationalism, Secularism
  • Political position: Centre to center-left
  • International affiliation: Progressive Alliance, Socialist International
  • Colors: Sky blue
  • ECI Status: National Party
  • Alliance: United Progressive Alliance (All India), Democratic Progressive Alliance (Tamil Nadu), Maha Vikas Aghadi (Maharashtra), Mahagathbandhan (Bihar), Mahagathbandhan (Jharkhand), United Democratic Front (Kerala)
  • Seats in Lok Sabha:52 / 543 (currently 542 members and 1 vacancy)
  • Seats in Rajya Sabha:39 / 245 (currently 225 members and 20 vacancies)[19]
  • Number of states and union territories in government:6 / 31 (currently 28 states and 2 union territories) 
  • Website: www.inc.in                                               


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