Lahore Congress and the Civil Disobedience Movement. In December, 1929 the Congress session was held at Lahore under the President ship of Jawaharlal Nehru. The Congress declared the attainment of complete Independence ..
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Indian National Movement got an impetus after the foundation of the Indian National Congress in 1885. Mr. A.O. Hume, a retired member of the Indian Civil Service, took the initiative in this direction.
The British Indian Association was formed in 1851 in Bengal to represent Indian grievances to the British government. In 1876, Surendranath Banerjee founded the Indian Association in Bengal.
A retired English officer, Allan Octavian Hume ( A, O. Hume) thought that there should be an association to give vent to the feelings of the Indians. He collected some prominent educated Indians and formed the Indian National Congress in 1885.
While Surendranath Banerjea was busy in organizing the conference at Calcutta, a retired British official- Allan Octavian Hume, convened a meeting at Bombay. In this, he received the cooperation of the important Indian leaders.