Gandhiji’s first contact with the Congress and its leaders

Q.  Gandhiji first came in contact with the Congress and its leaders in?
- Published on 03 Oct 16

a. 1901
b. 1915
c. 1916
d. 1904

ANSWER: 1901
  • The annual meeting of the Indian National Congress was being held in Calcutta under the president ship of Dinshaw Wacha.
  • Gandhi attended the session. It was his first contact with the Congress.
  • At the Calcutta session in 1901 Gandhi had an opportunity to meet Congress Leaders like Sir Pherozeshah Mehta, Lokmanya B. G. Tilak, G. k. Gokhale, and others.
  • He returned to South Africa in 1902.

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