||First session to be presided by a Muslim.
||First session to be presided by an Englishman.
||Rahimtulla M Sayani
||The National Song, Vande Mataram was sung for the first time.
||The INC split into two, one consisting of Moderates, led by Gokhale and the other consisting of Extremists, led by Tilak.
||Pandit Bishan Narayan Dar
||The National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana was sung for the first time.
||Ambica Charan Mazumdar
||Joint session with Muslim league in which the historic Lucknow pact was signed.
||Mrs Annie Besant
||First session to be presided by a Lady.
||Mrs Sarojini Naidu
||First session to be presided by an Indian lady.
||Pt Jawaharlal Nehru
||The decision to launch a civil disobedience movement to achieve complete independence and to observe 26 Jan as Independence Day was taken. Nehru became the president for the first time.
||Acharya JB Kriplani
||Last pre-independence session of the INC.
||Dr Pattabhi Sitaramayya
||First session after Independence.