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List Of First In India

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List Of First In India

First CensusIn the year 1872
First Regular censusSince the year 1881
First Aircraft carrier warshipINS Vikrant
First Indigenous submarineINS cycle
First Football clubMohan Bagan, in 1889
First Hydroelectric projectSivasamudram, in 1902
First NewspaperBengal Gazette (James Hickey)
First Linguistic dailySamaachaar Darpan
First Hindi newspaperUdant Martand
First Wire lineDiamond Harbor to Calcutta (1853)
First International telecommunications serviceMumbai to London (1851)
First television stationNew Delhi (1959)
First Color program from doordarshan15 August, 1982
First Silent filmRaja Harishchandra
First Speaking filmAlam Ara
First SatelliteAryabhata (19 April 1975)
First Home made satelliteINSAT 2A (1992)
First Molecular underground testingPokhran (May 18, 1974)
First Test tube babyBorn in 1986 Baby Harsha
First Indigenous missilePrithvi (1988)
First Antarctic ExpeditionIn 1982, Dr. S.Z. Under the leadership of Qasim
First Panchayati Raj system first implementedRajasthan
First state to be formed on the basis of languageAndra Pradesh
First district to achieve 100% literacy rateErnakulam
First district to become completely tobacco freeKottayam

First in India In Male Personality

1First Governor-General of IndiaLord William Bentinck
2Last Governor-General of India and First ViceroyLord canning
3Last Viceroy of IndiaLord Mountbatten
4First Governor-General of independent IndiaLord Mountbatten
5First and last (Indian) Governor-General of independent IndiaChakravarti Rajagopalachari
6First President of IndiaDr. Rajendra Prasad
7First Muslim President of IndiaDr. Zakir Hussain
8First Vice President of IndiaDr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
9First Prime Minister of IndiaPt. Jawaharlal Nehru
10First Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of IndiaSardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
11First Education Minister of IndiaAbul Kalam Azad
12First Minister to resign from the Union Cabinet of IndiaShyama Prasad Mukherjee (1950)
13The first chief of air staffAir Marshal Sir Thomas Amherst
14First Air Chief of IndiaAir Marshal S. Mukherjee
15First naval chief of IndiaVice Admiral RD Katari
16The first chief of army staffGeneral M. Rajendra Singh
17First Commander-in-Chief of Independent IndiaGeneral K. M. Cariappa
18First Field MarshalGeneral Manik Shaw
19First Speaker of Lok SabhaGanesh Vasudev Mavalankar
20First Election Commissioner of IndiaSukumar Sen
21First Chief Justice of IndiaJustice Hiralal J. Kania
22Born in independent India (29 September 1947) First Chief Justice of IndiaJustice Sarosh Homi Kapadia
23First Indian Judge (President) in the International Court of JusticeDr. Nagendra Singh
24First President of Indian National CongressVyomesh Chandra Banerjee
25First Muslim President of Indian National CongressBadruddin Tayeb
26First-person to propose India’s independence at National Congress conferenceHasrat Mohini
27First Indian to receive Nobel PrizeRabindranath Thakur
28India’s first Nobel Prize-winning scientistCV Raman (Physics)
29First Indian to receive Magsaysay AwardAcharya Vinoba Bhave
30First Indian to receive Stalin AwardSaifuddin Kichlu
31First Indian to win Golden Globe AwardA. R. Rahman
32First Indian to receive Bharat Ratna AwardDr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
33भारत रत्न से सम्मानित प्रथम विदेशी नागरिकKhan Abdul Gaffar Khan
34First-person honored with Jnanpith AwardShri Shankar Kapoor
35First Indian to succeed in ICSSatyendra Nath Tagore
36First Indian to reach spaceRakesh Sharma
37First Indian to cross the English ChannelMihir Sen
38First Indian to win Pak Strait Swimming CompetitionBaidhanath
39An Indian who reached the summit of Everest without oxygenSherpa Ang Dorji
40First Chinese traveler to visit IndiaFahyan
41First Englishman to enter a Mughal courtHawkins
42First US President to visit IndiaDwight David Isen Hover
43First British Prime Minister to visit IndiaHarold M.C. Millon
44First Russian Prime Minister to visit IndiaNikolai A. Bulgarian
45First Indian PilotJRD Tata (1951 AD)
46The player who won the first gold medal for India in the individual event in the OlympicsAbhinav Bindra (10m Air Rifle 2008)
47The first Indian to become a member of the British ParliamentDadabhai Naoroji
48First Indian to start the first newspaper in IndiaJames A. Hickey
49First-person to introduce a printing press in IndiaJames A. Hickey
50The first Indian to swim across the English ChannelMihir Sen

List Of First in India In Female Personality

First Woman Speaker of Lok SabhaMeira Kumar (2009)
India’s First Woman PresidentPratiba Patil
India’s First Woman Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi
India’s First Woman GovernorSarojini Naidu
India’s First Woman IPS OfficerKiran Bedi
First Woman Chief Minister of StateSucheta Kripalani
First Woman Union MinisterRajkumari Amrita Kaur
First Woman President of INCAnnie Besant
First Woman Judge of Supreme CourtMeera Sahib Fatima Bibi
First Woman to get Ashok ChakraNirja Bhanot
First Indian Woman Ambassador at UNVijalakshmi Pandit
First Indian woman who reached AntarcticaMahel Musa
First Indian Woman to get Nobel PrizeMother Teresa
First Indian Woman to swim across the English ChannelArati Saha
First Indian Woman to climb Mt EverestBachendri Pal
First Indian Woman to become Miss WorldMiss Reita Faria
First Indian Woman to climb Mt Everest twiceSanthosh Yadhav
First Indian Woman to become Miss UniverseSusmita Sen
First Indian Woman to get Bharat RatnaIndira Gandhi
First Indian Woman to get Jnanpith AwardAshapurna Devi
First Indian Woman to win WTA TitleSania Mirza
First Indian Woman Airline PilotDurga Banerjee
First Indian Woman to win Gold in Asian GamesKamaljeet Sandhu
First Indian Woman President of INCSarojini Naidu
First Indian Woman to get Booker PrizeArundhati Roy
First Woman Musician to get Bharat RatnaMS Subbalakshmi
First Indian Woman to go to spaceKalpana Chawla


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