The Indian Legislature made more Representative.
1887—Madras—Syed Badruddin Tyabji.
1889—Bombay—Sir William Wedderburn.
1890—Calcutta—Sir Phirozeshah Mehta.
1897—Amraoti—G. Sankaran Nair.
1898—Madras—Ananda Mohan Bose.
1904—Bombay—Sir Henry Cotton.
1907—Surat—Rashbehari Ghose. (broken up)
1909—Lahore—Madan Mohan Malviya.
1910—Allahabad—Sir William Wedderburn.
1911—Calcutta—Bishan Narayan Dhar.
1913—Karachi—Nawab Syed Mahammed Bahadur.
1915—Bombay—Sir S.P. Sinha.
1917—Calcutta—Mrs. Annie Besant.
1918—Delhi—Madan Mohan Malviya.
1919—Amritsar—Pt. Matilal Nehru.
1920—Calcutta (Special)—Lala Lajpat Rai.
1921—Ahmedabad—Hakim Ajmal Khan.
1923—Coconada—Maulana Mahammad Ali.
1925—Kanpur—Mrs Sarojini Naidu.
1928—Calcutta—Pt. Motilal Nehru.
1929—Lahore—Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
1932—Delhi—Seth Ranchhorlal Dass Amritlal.
1933—Calcutta—Mrs Nellie Sengupta.
1936—Lucknow—Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
1937—Faizpur—Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
1940—Ramgarh—Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
1946—........—Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
After independence the Congress met in 1948 at Jaipur under the Presidentship of P. Sitaramaiya, in 1950 at Nasik under P.D. Tandon, in 1951 at New Delhi under Pt. J. Nehru who also presided over the Hyderabad (1953) and Kalyani (1954) sessions, in 1955 at Avadi under U.N. Dhebar who also presided over the Amritsar (1956) and Gauhati (1958) sessions, in 1959 at Nagpur under Srimati Indira Gandhi, in 1960 at Bangalore and in 1961 at Gujarat under N. Sanjiva Reddy, in 1962 at Bhubaneswar and in 1963 at Patna under D. Sanjivaya and in 1964 at Bhubaneswar and in 1965 the Congress adopted the policy of establishing in India a socialistic state on a democratic basis which it reiterated at the Bhubaneswar session. (1956).
Defects of Dyarchy