All India Mahila Congress

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All India Mahila Congress
Mahila Congress.jpg
AbbreviationAIMC
FormationSeptember 1984 (35 years ago) (1984-09)
Headquarters24, Akbar Road, New Delhi 110001
President
Sushmita Dev
Parent organization
Indian National Congress
Websitewww.aimc.in[dead link]

All India Mahila Congress (AIMC), also referred to as Mahila Congress, is the women's wing of the Congress party (INC).[1] The current President is Sushmita Dev.[2]

History[edit]

One early high point for the organisation was a conference held in Bangalore in mid-1984 attended by Mrs Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, and 30,000 delegates.[3]

Organisation[edit]

The All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) is split into regional branches designated as Pradesh Mahila Congress (State Women's Congress) which represents the AIMC in the states and union territories of India.[4] The AIMC consists of the card–holding women members of the Indian National Congress which elects the executive committee and state president of each of the PMCs.[5][failed verification]

List of Pradesh Mahila Congress'
Pradesh Mahila Congress State President
Andaman & Nicobar Pradesh MC
Andhra Pradesh MC
Arunachal Pradesh MC
Assam Pradesh MC
Bihar Pradesh MC
Chhattisgarh Pradesh MC Phulo Devi Netam
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Pradesh MC
Daman & Diu Pradesh MC
Delhi Pradesh MC
Goa Pradesh MC
Gujarat Pradesh MC
Haryana Pradesh MC Sumitra Chauhan
Himachal Pradesh MC
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh MC
Jharkhand Pradesh MC
Karnataka Pradesh MC
Kerala Pradesh MC
Lakshadweep Pradesh MC
Madhya Pradesh MC
Maharashtra Pradesh MC
Manipur Pradesh MC
Meghalaya Pradesh MC
Mizoram Pradesh MC
Mumbai Pradesh MC
Nagaland Pradesh MC
Odisha Pradesh MC
Puducherry Pradesh MC
Punjab Pradesh MC Mamata Dutta
Rajasthan Pradesh MC
Sikkim Pradesh MC
Tamil Nadu Pradesh MC
Telangana Pradesh MC
Tripura Pradesh MC
Uttarakhand Pradesh MC
Uttar Pradesh MC
West Bengal Pradesh MC

List of Presidents[edit]

President Period
Begum Abida Ahmed 1983–1988
Jayanti Patnaik 1988–1990[6]
Kumudben Joshi 1990–1993
Girija Vyas 1993–1998
Ambika Soni 1998–1999
Chandresh Kumari Katoch 1999–2003
Rita Bahuguna Joshi 2003–2008
Prabha Thakur 2008–2011
Anita Varma 2011–2013
Shobha Oza 2013–2017
Sushmita Dev 2017–Present

General Secretary[edit]

In October 2015 Nagma, who was previously a film actress, was appointed to the office General Secretary.[7] In January 2019 INC president Rahul Gandhi appointed Apsara Reddy as National General Secretary, Reddy being noted as the first transgender office holder in the AIMC.[8]

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