1885 in India

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1885
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India

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Events in the year 1885 in India.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 24 June – Lord Randolph Churchill becomes Secretary of State for India.[2]
  • 28 December – 72 Indian lawyers, academics and journalists gather at Gokuldas Tejpal Sanskrit College in Bombay to form the Congress Party.
    • First President of Indian National Congress – W. C. Banerjee; First Secretary of Indian National Congress – A. O. Hume; Dadabbhai Naoroji gave the name Indian National Congress

Births[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "W & D Downey & Co.: London - Queen Victoria (1819-1901) as Empress of India". www.royalcollection.org.uk. Retrieved 17 June 2018. 
  2. ^ a b Kaminsky, Arnold P.; Long, Roger D. (2016). Nationalism and Imperialism in South and Southeast Asia: Essays Presented to Damodar R.SarDesai. Taylor & Francis. p. 154. ISBN 9781351997430.