A broad-based political party in India, founded in 1885 and the principal party in government since independence in 1947. Following splits in the party, the Indian National Congress (I), formed by Indira Gandhi as a breakaway group (the I standing for Indira), was confirmed in 1981 as the official Congress Party.
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Syllabification: In·di·an Na·tion·al Con·gress
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