Political Organizations before Congress formation 

  1. Landholders Society(Zamindari Association)
    Founded – 1836 – Calcutta
    By: Dwarkanath Tagore
  2. British India Society
    Founded – 1839 – London
    By: William Adam
  3. Bengal British India Society
    Founded – 1843 – Calcutta 
    By – George Thompson
  4. British India Association
    Founded – 1852 – Calcutta 
    By – Dwarkanath Tagore
  5. Madras Native Association
    Founded – 1852 – Madras
    By: Gazulu Lakshminarasu Chetty
  6. Bombay Association
    Founded – 1852 – Bombay
    By – Jagannath Shankar Seth
  7. East India Association
    Founded – 1866 – London
    By – Dadabhai Naoroji
  8. National Indian Association
    Founded – 1867 – London
    By – Mary Carpenter
  9. Poona Sarvajanik Sabha
    Founded – 1876 – Pune
    By: Mahadev Govind Ranade, Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi, S. H. Chiplunkar 
  10. Indian Society
    Founded – 1872 – London
    By –  Anand Mohan Bose
  11. Indian Association
    Founded – 1876 – Calcutta 
    By: Surendranath Banerjee and Ananda Mohan Bose
  12. Madras Mahajan Sabha
    Founded – 1884 – Madras
    By –  M. Veeraraghavachariar, G. Subramania Iyer and P. Anandacharlu
  13. Bombay Presidency Association
    Founded – 1885 – Bombay
    By –  Phirozshah Mehta, K.T Telang and Badruddin Tyabji