. The founder of the Indian National Congress was

A: A.O. Huem

B: Dadabhai Naoroji

C: Ferozeshah Mehta

D: W.C. Bannerjee


Best Answer

Explanation :

  • In 1885, a movement and political party called for more Indian participation in governance. Until World War I, its membership was mostly middle-class, and its expectations were modest.
  • After being a fellow of the University of Calcutta since 1870, he issued an open letter to Calcutta University graduates in 1883, urging them to start their own national political movement. 
  • The first session of the Indian National Congress was held in Bombay in 1885 as a result of this.
  • On the suggestion of retired Civil Service official Allan Octavian Hume, the Indian National Congress held its first session in Bombay from December 28 to December 31, 1885. 
  • In an open letter to graduates of the University of Calcutta in 1883, Hume presented his notion for a group representing Indian interests.

Final Answer :

The Correct Answer is  A.O. Huem (i.e) Option A.



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