CONGRESS SESSIONS
No. of Session Year & Place President
1st Session 1885, Bombay Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee
2nd Session 1886, Calcutta Dadabhai Naoroji
3rd Session 1887, Madras Badruddin Tyabji
4th Session 1888, Allahabad George Yule
5th Session 1889, Bombay Sir William Wedderburn
6th Session 1890, Calcutta Sir Pherozeshah Mehta
7th Session 1891, Nagpur P. Ananda Charlu
8th Session 1892, Allahabad Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee
9th Session 1893, Lahore Dadabhai Naoroji
10th Session 1894, Madras Alfred Webb
11th Session 1895, Pune Surendranath Banerjee
12th Session 1896, Calcutta Rahimtulla M. Sayani
13th Session 1897, Amraoti (Mah.) Sir C. Sankaran Nair
14th Session 1898, Madras Ananda Mohan Bose
15th Session 1899, Lucknow Romesh Chander Dutta
16th Session 1900, Lahore Sir Narayan Ganesh Chandavarkar
17th Session 1901, Calcutta Sir Dinshaw Edulji Wacha
18th Session 1902, Ahmedabad Surendranath Banerjee
19th Session 1903, Madras Lal Mohan Ghosh
20th Session 1904, Bombay Sir Henry Cotton
21st Session 1905, Benaras Gopal Krishna Gokhale
22nd Session 1906, Calcutta Dadabhai Naoroji
Suspended Session 1907, Surat Dr. Rash Behari Ghosh
23rd Session 1908, Madras Dr. Rash Behari Ghosh
24th Session 1909, Lahore Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya
25th Session 1910, Allahabad Sir William Wedderburn
26th Session 1911, Calcutta

Pt. Bishan Narayan Dhar

Rao Bahadur Raghunath

27th Session 1912, Bankipore (Patna) Narasinha Modholkar
28th Session 1913, Karachi Nawab Syed Mohammad Bahadur
29th Session 1914, Madras Bhupendra Nath Basu
30th Session 1915, Bombay Lord Satyendra Prasanna Sinha
31st Session 1916, Lucknow Ambica Charan Mazumdar
32nd Session 1917, Calcutta Dr. Annie Besant
33rd Session 1918, New Delhi Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya
Special Session 1918, Bombay Syed Hasan Imam
34th Session 1919, Amritsar Pandit Motilal Nehru
35th Session 1920, Nagpur C. Vijayaraghavachariar
Special Session 1920, Calcutta Lala Lajpat Rai
36th Session 1921, Ahmedabad Hakim Ajmal Khan
37th Session 1922, Gaya (Bihar) Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das
38th Session 1923, Cocanada (Andhra) Maulana Mohammad Ali
Special Session 1923, New Delhi Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
39th Session 1924, Belgaum (Karnataka) Mahatma Gandhi
40th Session 1925, Cawnpore Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
41st Session 1926, Gauhati S. Srinivasa Iyengar
42nd Session 1927, Madras Dr. M. A. Ansari
43rd Session 1928, Calcutta Pt. Motilal Nehru
44th Session 1929, Lahore Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
45th Session 1931, Karachi Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
46th Session (Banned) 1932, New Delhi (without President) Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya was elected as President
47th Session (Banned) 1933, Calcutta (Mrs. Nellie Sengupta presided) Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya was again elected President.
48th Session 1934, Bombay Dr. Rajendra Prasad
49th Session 1936, Lucknow Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
50th Session 1937, Faizpur Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
51st Session 1938, Haripura Subhas Chandra Bose
52nd Session 1939, Tripuri Subhas Chandra Bose
53rd Session 1940, Ramgarh Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
54th Session 1946, Meerut Acharya J. B. Kripalani
55th Session 1948, Jaipur Dr. Pattabhi Sitaramayya
56th Session 1950, Nasik Purshottam Das Tandon
57th Session 1951, New Delhi Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
58th Session 1953, Hyderabad Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
59th Session 1954, Kalyani Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
60th Session 1955, Avadi (Madras) U. N. Dhebar
61st Session 1956, Amritsar U. N. Dhebar
62nd Session 1957, Indore U. N. Dhebar
63rd Session 1958, Gauhati U. N. Dhebar
64th Session 1959, Nagpur U. N. Dhebar
65th Session 1960, Bangalore Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
66th Session 1961, Bhavnagar Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
67th Session 1962, Patna Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
68th Session 1964, Bhubaneshwar K. Kamaraj
69th Session 1965, Durgapur K. Kamaraj
70th Session 1966, Jaipur K. Kamaraj
71st Session 1968, Hyderabad S. Nijalingappa
72nd Session 1969, Faridabad S. Nijalingappa
73rd Session 1969, Bombay Babu Jagjivan Ram
74th Session 1972, Calcutta Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
75th Session 1975, Chandigarh Dev Kanta Borooah
76th Session 1978, New Delhi Smt. Indira Gandhi
77th Session 1983, Calcutta Smt. Indira Gandhi
78th Session 1985, Bombay Rajiv Gandhi
79th Session 1992, Tirupati (Andhra) P. V. Narasimha Rao
80th Session 1997, Calcutta Sitaram Kesri
81st Session 2001, Bangalore Smt. Sonia Gandhi
82nd Session 2006, Hyderabad Smt. Sonia Gandhi