# The East India Association was founded by Dadabhai Naoroji in 1866 together with some Indians and Retired British officials in London.
# London Indian Society was superseded by East Indian Association.London Indian Society was formed by the inspiration of Dadabhai Naoroji.
# 1st president of the association was Lord Lyveden.
# The association had more than 1000 members but only after 1912 female’s are admitted into it.
# This association discussed matters and ideas about India and supported Indian representations in Government department.
# It also presented information about India to British public through two Journals named
1.Journal of EIA 2.Asiatic Quarterly Review.
# Later,EIA branches opened in many Indian cities.