Which of the following persons presided over the first session of the Indian National Congress?

Options :
  1. A. O. Hume
  2. B. Malabari
  3. Badruddin Tyabji
  4. W. C. Bonnerjee
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 4


Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee (29 December 1844 - 21 July 1906) was an Indian barrister and was the first president of Indian National Congress. He presided over the first session of the Indian National Congress held at Bombay in 1885. The first meeting was scheduled to be held in Pune, but due to a plague outbreak there, the meeting was later shifted to Bombay. The first session of the INC was held from 28-31 December 1885, and was attended by 72 delegates.

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