Indian National Congress

Indian National Congress
President Sonia Gandhi
Parliamentary Chairperson Sonia Gandhi
Lok Sabha leader Mallikarjun Kharge
Rajya Sabha leader Ghulam Nabi Azad
Founder Allan Octavian Hume
Dadabhai Naoroji
Dinshaw Wacha
Founded 28 December 1885 (131 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 Mahila Congress
Labour wing Indian National Trade Union Congress
Minority wing Minority Congress
Membership C. 20 million
Ideology Social democracy
Democratic socialism
Social liberalism
Indian nationalism
Gandhian socialism
Secularism
Progressivism
Political position Centre-left
International affiliation Progressive Alliance
Socialist International
Colours Sky blue
ECI Status National Party
Alliance United Progressive Alliance (UPA)
Seats in Lok Sabha

45 / 545

(currently 543members + 1 Speaker)

Seats in Rajya Sabha

60 / 245

(currently 244members)

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Website
www.inc.in
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