Ideology

The object of the Indian National Congress is the well-being and advancement of the people of India and the establishment in India, by peaceful and constitutional means, of a Socialist State based on Parliamentary Democracy in which there is equality of opportunity and of political, economic and social rights and which aims at world peace and fellowship.

The Indian National Congress bears true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established and to the principles of socialism, secularism and Democracy and would uphold the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.