The correct answer is Indian Association. Indian Association was merged with the Indian National Congress in 1886. It was during the second session of the Indian National Congress held in 1886 in Calcutta. Dadabhai Naoroji served as the President of the Indian National Congress in 1886.
Which organizations merged with Congress in 1886?
As both of them have similarity with each other, the National Conference merged with the Indian National Congress in December 1886.
Which two political associations were founded between the period of 1866 and 1885 and regarded as forerunners of Indian National Congress?
The most important pre-congress nationalist organizations were the Indian Association of Calcutta and the East India Association. In 1866, Dadabhai Naoroji organized the East India Association in London to discuss the Indian question and to influence British public men to promote Indian welfare.
When and by whom Swaraj was proclaimed as the goal of the Congress?
The Purna Swaraj declaration (or complete self-rule independent of the British Empire) was promulgated by the Indian National Congress on 19 December 1929 in its Lahore session under the presidentship of Jawaharlal Nehru. 26th January 1930 was declared as Purna Swaraj Diwas.
Who was called the father of Indian National Congress?
Allan Octavian Hume, C. B. : father of the Indian National Congress (1829 to 1912) | INDIAN CULTURE.
What were the two main objectives of the Indian Association?
The objectives of the Indian Association included:
- Creation of a strong body of public opinion.
- Integration of Indian people on the basis of common political interests.
- Promotion of friendly relations between Hindus and Muslims.
- Mass participation in public movement.
What were the two precursors of Indian National Congress?
Before the Congress there existed two main national parties that can be regarded as the precursors of the Indian National Congress. They are the Indian Association founded in 1876 and the Indian National Conference founded in 1883.
Who is the leader of the Indian Association?
The Indian Association was the first avowed nationalist organization founded in British India by Surendranath Banerjee and Ananda Mohan Bose in 1876.
Who founded India?
Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama becomes the first European to reach India via the Atlantic Ocean when he arrives at Calicut on the Malabar Coast. Da Gama sailed from Lisbon, Portugal, in July 1497, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, and anchored at Malindi on the east coast of Africa.