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In Pics | List of 11 non-Gandhi's who served as the President of Congress Party

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Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya was the first President of Indian National Congress after Independence. He remained on the post from 1948 to 1950.  (Congress/ Twitter)
1/11Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya was the first President of Indian National Congress after Independence. He remained on the post from 1948 to 1950.  (Congress/ Twitter)
Purushottam Das Tandon became Congress President in 1949 and served till 1951 when Jawaharlal Nehru took the presidentship of the party (Congress/ Twitter)
2/11Purushottam Das Tandon became Congress President in 1949 and served till 1951 when Jawaharlal Nehru took the presidentship of the party (Congress/ Twitter)
UN Dhebar took the reins of the party from former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1955 and served as Congress President till 1959.  (Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages/ Twitter)
3/11UN Dhebar took the reins of the party from former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1955 and served as Congress President till 1959.  (Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages/ Twitter)
Former Indian President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was also Congress President from 1960 to 1963. (Vice President of India/ Twitter)
4/11Former Indian President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was also Congress President from 1960 to 1963. (Vice President of India/ Twitter)
Amid a battle with Indira Gandhi for the control of the party, K Kamaraj remain Congress President from 1964 to 1967. (Indian National Congress)
5/11Amid a battle with Indira Gandhi for the control of the party, K Kamaraj remain Congress President from 1964 to 1967. (Indian National Congress)
S. Nijalingappa became Congress President from 1968 and he remained at the post till 1970. (indianhistorypics/ Twitter)
6/11S. Nijalingappa became Congress President from 1968 and he remained at the post till 1970. (indianhistorypics/ Twitter)
Former Deputy Prime Minister, Jagjivan Ram served as Congress President briefly from 1970-71 (Randeep Surjewala/ Twittter)
7/11Former Deputy Prime Minister, Jagjivan Ram served as Congress President briefly from 1970-71 (Randeep Surjewala/ Twittter)
Former President of India, Shankar Dyal Sharma also served as President of the Congress Party from 1972 to 1974 (Rajyavardhan Rathore/ Twitter)
8/11Former President of India, Shankar Dyal Sharma also served as President of the Congress Party from 1972 to 1974 (Rajyavardhan Rathore/ Twitter)
Devkant Barua who coined the famous phrase- ‘India is Indira and Indira in India’ was also Congress President from 1975 to 1977 ( Nandan Pratim Sharma Bordoloi/ Twitter)
9/11Devkant Barua who coined the famous phrase- ‘India is Indira and Indira in India’ was also Congress President from 1975 to 1977 ( Nandan Pratim Sharma Bordoloi/ Twitter)
Former Prime Minister PV Narsimha Rao took the reins of the party from Rajiv Gandhi and served as its President from 1992 to 1994 (@AgentSaffron/ Twitter)
10/11Former Prime Minister PV Narsimha Rao took the reins of the party from Rajiv Gandhi and served as its President from 1992 to 1994 (@AgentSaffron/ Twitter)
Sitaram Kesri was the last non-Gandhi President of the Congress Party and he served as President from 1996 to 1998 (Wikipedia)
11/11Sitaram Kesri was the last non-Gandhi President of the Congress Party and he served as President from 1996 to 1998 (Wikipedia)
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