First Indian - Pt V



Who Did

The first and last Muslim woman ruler of India

Razia Sultan

The first Indian Pilot

J.R.D. Tata

The first lady to become Miss World

Rita Faria

The first Muslim President of Indian Republic

Dr. Zakhir Hussain

The first person of Indian origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine

Hargovind Khurana

The first person to receive Nobel Prize in Economics

Amartya Sen

The first person to receive Stalin Prize

Saifuddin Kitchlu

The first person to resign from the Central Cabinet

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee

The first President of India who died while in office

Dr. Zakhir Hussain

The first Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliament

Charan Singh

The first Prime Minister of India who resigned without completing the full term

Morarji Desai

The first woman Air Vice Marshal

P. Bandopadhyaya

The first woman Airline Pilot

Durba Banerjee

The first woman Ambassador

Miss C.B. Muthamma

The first woman Asian Games Gold Medal Winner

Kamlijit Sandhu

The first woman Chairman of Union Public Service Commission

Roze Millian Bethew

The first woman chairperson of Indian Airlines

Sushma Chawla

The first woman Chief Justice of High Court

Mrs Leela Seth (Himachal Pradesh High Court)

The first woman Director General of Police

Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya

The first woman Graduates

Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu

The first woman Honours Graduate

Kamini Roy

The first woman Lawyer

Cornelia Sorabjee

The first woman Lieutenant General

Puneeta Arora

The first woman Minister in a Government

Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

The first woman Olympic medal Winner

Karnam Malleswari

The first woman pilot in Indian Air Force

Harita Kaur Dayal

The first woman President of Indian National Congress

Mrs Annie Besant

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First Indian - Pt IV



Who Did

First Women President of India

Pratibha Devisingh Patil

First woman to win the Booker Prize

Arundhati Roy

First Indian person to climb Mount Everest without Oxygen cylinder

Sherpa Phu Dorji

First Man to climb Mount Everest twice

Nawang Gombu Sherpa

First person to reach Antarctica

Lt.Ram Charan

First Person to make Printing Press Popular in India

James Hickey

First Indian Cosmonaut (to go into space)

Sqn.Ldr.Rakesh Sharma

First Chinese pilgrim to visit India


First to pass the examination of the Indian Medical Service (IMS)

Surjo Kumar Chakroborty

First Indian to be appointed as the deputy director-general of programmes (DDP) of the World Health Organization (WHO)

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

First Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics

C.V Raman

First Speaker of Lok Sabha

G. V. Mavlankar

First Chairperson of Lokpal of India

Pinaki Chandra Ghose

First female Jawan in the Army

Shanti Tigga

First Indian woman to fly fighter aircraft without co-pilot

IAF Officer Avani Chaturvedi

First woman in the Indian Army awarded the coveted ‘Sword of Honour’ prize

Divya Ajith Kumar

First Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian gold medal

Navjot Kaur

First Indian woman badminton player to win an Asian Games medal

Saina Nehwal

First Indian woman to win a medal at Asian Games

Santhi Soundarajan

First person to win the international bronze medal in skiing

Aanchal Thakur

First Woman to Win an Olympic Silver Medal

P. V. Sindhu in Badminton

First female to represent India at the Summer Olympics

Nora Polley

First Individual Gold Medal won by

Abhinav Bindra

First Woman to Win a Medal in Wrestling

Sakshi Malik

First Judge in International Court of Justice

Dr. Nagender Singh

First Wax statue of a Living Indian

Mahatma Gandhi

India’s First Lok Sabha Member to be elected with a record maximum number of votes

P.V.Narasimha Rao

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First Indian - Pt III



Who Did

First Indian to Win Palk-Strait Ocean Swimming Contest

Baidyanath Nath

First Female Swimmer of India

Arati Saha

First Golf player of India

Jeev Milkha Singh

First Billiards and Snooker player of India

Pankaj Arjan Advani

First Indian to win Billiard Trophy

Wilson Jones

First Hockey player of India

Major Dhyan Chand

First Chess player of India

Viswanathan Anand

First Lawn Tennis player of India

Sardar Nihal Singh

First Female Weightlifter player of India

Karnam Malleswari

First Female wrestling player of India

Geeta Phogat

First Indian Nobel Laureate

Rabindranath Tagore

First Indian to get Bharat Ratana Award

Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

First Indian to get Jnanpith Award

G. Shankar Kurup

First Person to get Paramvir Chakra

Major Somnath Sharma

First Scientist to get Nobel Prize

C.V. Raman

First Indian to get Stalin Award

Saifuddin Kitchlew

First Indian to win Magsaysay Award

Acharya Vinoba Bhava

First Women to get Ashok chakra

Nirja Bhanot

First Indian author to get Anderson Award

Ruskin Bond

First Woman Chief Minister of a State

Sucheta Kripalani (UP)

First Woman Governor of free India

Sarojini Naidu

First woman Judge in India

Anna Chandy

First woman judge in Supreme Court of India

Meera Sahib Fatima Biwi

First Women IPS officer

Kiran Bedi

First Indian Woman to become Miss World

Sushmita Sen

First Women to get Jnanpith

Ashapurna Devi

First Indian Woman go to Space

Kalpana Chawla

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