About Congress

“The Indian National Congress has always represented a secular,

democratic Just and inclusive India – an India that is empowering the disadvantaged and the discriminated; and India that is blending tradition with modernity; an India that is anchored in unity amidst its many diversities. ” – Congress President’s Foundation Day Address On 125th Anniversary


Sonia GandhiObject of the Indian National Congress, Article I – INC Constitution

“The object of the Indian National Congress is the well-being and advancement of the people of India and the establishment in India, by peaceful and constitutional means, of a Socialist State based on Parliamentary Democracy in which there is equality of opportunity and of political, economic and social rights and which aims at world peace and fellowship.”


Allegiance to Constitution of India, Article II – INC Constitution

The Indian National Congress bears true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established and to the principles of socialism, secularism and democracy and would uphold the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.