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"The Indian National Congress had, in the first twenty years of its existence, been a dismal failure." Evaluate this assessment in light of the INC's objectives, and discuss reasons for its failure and/ or success.

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  • Essay length: 1017 words
  • Submitted: 22/03/2004
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QUES: - "The Indian National Congress had, in the first twenty years of its existence, been a dismal failure." Evaluate this assessment in light of the INC's objectives, and discuss reasons for its failure and/ or success.

ANS: - The Indian National Congress (INC) was formed in 1885. It comprised primarily of rich Indians whose main aim was putting forward their complains to the British. In order to answer the question as fully as possible I will examine a few of The INC'S objectives and see whether they were successful or not in light of the events that took place during the period 1885- 1905. I will then on the basis of the evidence I present evaluate whether The INC was a failure in its first twenty years.

The INC initially was comprised of about 85 people. One of its aims was to have Indians "get to know each other better". This applied for both outside the party and inside it; as there were men from very diverse backgrounds in the party representing different groups. The INC wanted Indians to forget about their differences and unite- in essence they wished to

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