Modern History National Movement

Consider the following statements about the First Session of the Indian National Congress

  1. It was held in Bombay in 1885.
  2. Surendranath Banerji could not attend the session due to simultaneous session of the Indian National Conference.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer

The first session of the Indian National Congress was held in Bombay, 1885 which was to be earlier organised in Pune. 

Surendranath Banerji could not attend the session due to simultaneous session of the Indian National Conference.

The correct option is C.