Indian National Congress

May 23, 2019: Congress Party manages to win 52 seats, mostly from Kerala.

AbbreviationINC
PresidentSonia Gandhi
Parliamentary ChairpersonSonia Gandhi
Lok Sabha leaderMallikarjun Kharge
Rajya Sabha leaderGhulam Nabi Azad (Leader of the Opposition)
Former Prime Minister(s)Jawaharlal Nehru
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Indira Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi
P. V. Narasimha Rao
Manmohan Singh
FounderAllan Octavian Hume
Dadabhai Naoroji
Dinshaw Wacha
Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee
Founded28 December 1885
Headquarters24, Akbar Road, New Delhi 110001
NewspaperCongress Sandesh
Student wingNational Students Union of India
Youth wingIndian Youth Congress
Women’s wingAll India Mahila Congress
Labour wingIndian National Trade Union Congress
Minority wingMinority Congress
Membershipc. 20–40 million
IdeologySocial democracy
Democratic socialism
Social liberalism
Hindu left Swadeshi movement
Gandhian socialism
Secularism
Progressivism
Political positionCentre-left
International affiliationProgressive Alliance Socialist International
ColorsSky blue
ECI StatusNational Party
AllianceUnited Progressive Alliance (UPA)
Seats in Lok Sabha52 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha50 / 245
Number of states and union territories in government4/60 (Arunachal Pradesh)
25/126 (Assam)
27/243 (Bihar)
68/90 (Chhattisgarh)
14/40 (Goa)
72/182 (Gujarat)
17/90 (Haryana)
21/68 (Himachal Pradesh)
12/87 (Jammu & Kashmir)
9/81 (Jharkhand)
78/224 (Karnataka)
22/140 (Kerala)
114/230 (Madhya Pradesh)
42/289 (Maharashtra)
19/60 (Manipur)
20/60 (Meghalaya)
5/40 (Mizoram)
9/147 (Odisha)
78/117 (Punjab)
112/200 (Rajasthan)
8/234 (Tamil Nadu)
9/119 (Telangana)
7/403 (Uttar Pradesh)
11/70 (Uttarakhand)
42/294 (West Bengal)
16/30 (Puducherry)

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