Congress Party, also known as Indian National Congress (INC), is the major political party in India. This is one of the oldest democratically operating political parties in the world’s largest democracy ruling in India. The Bharatiya Janta Party is its arch rival in the India political arena. The Congress Party has given about nine Prime ministers i.e. Shri Jawaharlal Nehru, Shri Gulzari Lal Nanda, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, Shri Indira Gandhi, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, Shri Rajiv Gandhi, Shri P. V. Narasimha Rao and Dr. Manmohan Singh (presiding Prime Minister).
Congress Party Official Website : http://aicc.org.in/
Congress Party Contact Number :
Congress Party Phone Number : 91-11-23019080
Congress Party Contact Details :
INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
24, Akbar Road,
New Delhi – 110011 , INDIA
TEL : 91-11-23019080
FAX : 91-11-23017047
A.O. Hume (Allan Octavian Hume), a notable member of the Theosophical Society, founded the Congress in March 1885 at Poona. Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee, an Indian barrister, was the first President of the INC held at Bombay (now Mumbai). After India’s independence in 1947, the Indian National Congress becomes the country’s national political party. It was led by the Nehru-Gandhi family. The prominent party ruled India for 48 of the 60 years since 1947.
Currently the Congress Party is headed by its President Smt. Sonia Gandhi, the wife of former Prime Minster Rajiv Gandhi. Shri Rahul Gandhi is the vice president of the Congress Party.