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The Indian Naitional Congress (Aboot this soondpronunciation  abbreviatit INC, an commonly kent as the Congress) is ane o the twa major poleetical pairties in Indie, the ither bein the Bharatiya Janata Pairty (BJP).

Indian Naitional Congress
Preses vacant
Pairlamentar Chairperson Sonia Gandhi[1]
Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury [2]
Rajya Sabha leader Ghulam Nabi Azad
(Leader o the Opposeetion)[3]
Foondit 28 December 1885; 133 years ago (1885-12-28)
Heidquarters 24, Akbar Road, New Delhi
Newspaper Congress Sandesh
Student weeng Naitional Students Union o Indie
Youth weeng Indian Youth Congress
Weemen's weeng Mahila Congress
Labour weeng Indian Naitional Trade Union Congress
Ideology Populism
Indian Nationalism
(Liberal naitionalism)
Social democracy
Democratic socialism
Gandhian socialism
Progressivism
Internal factions:
 • Social liberalism
 • Secularism
 • Centrism
 • Social conservatism
Poleetical poseetion Centre-left[4]
Internaitional affiliation Progressive Alliance[5]
Colours Aqua
ECI Status Naitional Pairty[6]
Alliance Unitit Progressive Alliance (UPA)
Seats in Lok Sabha
52 / 545
(currently 541 members + 1 speaker)
Seats in Rajya Sabha
48 / 245
(currently 238 members)[7]
Website
www.inc.in

ReferencesEedit

  1. "A day before Rahul takes over, Sonia says she'll retire". The Hindu. 16 December 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017. 
  2. "After Rahul Gandhi refuses, Congress names Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as its leader in Lok Sabha: Reports". Times Now. 18 June 2019. Retrieved 18 June 2019. 
  3. Politics hidden (8 June 2014). "Ghulam Nabi Azad named Congress party leader in Rajya Sabha". Firstpost. Retrieved 16 August 2018. 
  4. "Indian National Congress - about INC, history, symbol, leaders and more". Elections.in. 2014-02-07. Retrieved 2014-05-03. 
  5. Expected Participants, Progressive Alliance
  6. "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013" (PDF). India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  7. "STRENGTHWISE PARTY POSITION IN THE RAJYA SABHA". Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 14 July 2018.