Ambica Charan Mazumdar
Personal details
Sandiya, Faridpur District, Bengal Presidency
Died19 March 1922 (aged 71-72)
Political partyIndian National Congress (1916)

Ambica Charan Mazumdar (1850 – 19 March 1922) was a Bengali Indian politician who served as the president of the Indian National Congress.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Sandiya, a village in Bengal Presidency's Faridpur district (in present-day Bangladesh), Mazumdar graduated from the Scottish Church College as a graduating student of the University of Calcutta.[2]


He presided over the 1899 Bengal Provincial Conference at Burdwan as well as the 1910 Conference in Calcutta. He had served as the president of the 31st session of the Indian National Congress in 1916 where the famous Lucknow Pact was signed between the Congress and the Muslim league and also moderates and extremists of the Congress party came together once again.[1]



  1. ^ a b "AICC profile of Ambica Charan Mazumdar". Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 23 November 2009.
  2. ^ Basu, Pradip. The Question of Colonial Modernity and Scottish Church College in 175th Year Commemoration Volume, Scottish Church College, April 2008, page 43.

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