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List of First in India

Here is a long and complete list of First in India. The list contains achievements which were achieved by extra-ordinary peoples in India in different categories....

  • Governor-General of Independent India ------ Lord Lewis Mountbatten
  • Indian Governor-General of Independent India ------ Chakravarti Rajgopalachari
  •  Indian Commander-in-Chief of Free India ------ General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa, 1949
  •  Field Marshall ------ General S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
  • Speaker of loksabha ------ Shri G.V. Mavalankar (15 May 1952- 27 February 1956)
  • President ------ Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • Vice-President ------ Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
  •  Prime-Minister ------ Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  • Home Minister ------ Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
  • Finance Minister of India ------ R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
  • Auditor General of India ------ V. Narahari Rao
  • Director of CBI ------ DP Kohli
  • National Security Adviser ------ Brijesh Mishra
  • Governor of RBI ------ Sir Osborne Smith
  • Non-Congress Prime-Minister ------ Morarji Desai from Janata Party in 1977-79.
  • British Governor-General of Bengal ------ Warren-Hastings
  • Space traveller ------ S. Leader-Rakesh Sharma
  • C. S. ------ Satendra Nath Tagore
  • Woman IAS ------ Anna Ranjan George, 1950
  • Sportsperson to received Bharat Ratna ------ Sachin Tendulkar
  • Swimmer who crossed over the English channel by swimming ------ Mihir Sen
  • Woman to swim across the English Channel ------ Arati Saha, 1959
  •  Raman-Magsaysay awardee ------ Acharya Vinoba Bhave
  •  Nobel prize winner ------ Rabindra Nath Tagore
  • Nobel Prize in Physics ------ C. V. Raman in 1930
  • President of National Congress ------ Wyomesh Chand Banerjee
  • Chairman of Lok Sabha ------ G. B. Mavlankar
  • First Woman Chief Minister ------ Sucheta Kriplani
  • Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha ------ Smt. Meira Kumar, 2009
  • Chief Election Commissioner ------ Sukumar Sen
  • Indian Chairman in International Court ------ Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
  • Foreigner awardee of Bharat Ratna ------ Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
  • Leader of the Indian Antarctica Mission ------ Dr. Syed Zahuv Quasim
  • Chief Justice of Supreme Court ------ Justice Hiralal J. Kaniya
  • Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratnas’ ------ Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Chakravarti Rajgopalachari, Sir C. B. Raman
  • Woman Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratna’ ------ Indira Gandhi
  • Commandeur of the Order of Arts and Letters ------ Mrinal Sen
  • Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letter ------ Sivaji Ganeshan
  • Posthumally Bharat Ratna Awardee ------ Lal Bahadur Shastri
  • Person awarded Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth Purskar ------ G. Shankar Kurup (Malayalam–1965)
  • Woman awarded with Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth Purskar ------ Ashapurna Devi, 1976
  • Woman Sahitya Akademi Award Winner ------ Amrita Pritam, 1956
  • Woman Honours Graduate ------ Kamini Roy
  • Woman Director General of Police ------ Kanchan C Bhattacharya
  • Successful Surgeon who transplanted heart ------ Dr. P. Venugopal
  • Woman to received Nobal Prize ------ Mother Teresa
  • Woman Governor ------ Sarojini Naidu
  • Licensed Pilot ------ J R D Tata
  • Woman Air Pilot ------ Durba Banerjee
  • Woman Teacher ------ Savitribai Phule
  • Successful heart transplanted person ------ Devi Ram (1994)
  • President of National Human Rights Commission ------ Justice Rangnath Mishra
  •  Hindi Literature person-awarded Bhartiya Gyan Peeth Purskar ------ Sumitra Nandan Pant (1968)
  • Indian who won the World Billiard award ------ Wilson Jans
  • Indian who won the Grammy award ------ Pt. Ravi Shankar
  • Person delivered the Lecture in Hindi in U.N.O. ------ Atal Bihari Bajpai (1977)
  • Indian member in British House of Commons ------ Dada Bhai Naoroji (1892)
  • First President of Indian Science Congress ------ Sir Asutosh Mukherjee
  • Mountaineer who scaled Mount Everest 8 times ------ Sherpa-Augarita
  • Writer who was awarded ‘Vyas Samman’ ------ Ramvilas Sharma
  • Indian Managing Director of World Bank ------ Gautam Kazi
  • Player awarded ‘Padam Bhusan’ ------ C. K. Naidu
  • Actress to win Padma Shri Award ------ Nargis Dutt, 1958
  • Indian players played Davis Cup ------ M. Salim and S. M. Jacob (Singles), A. A. Faiyaz and L. S. Dare (Doubles) (1921)
  • Tennis Grandslam title winner ------ Mahesh Bhupati
  •  Indian player who played the test cricket ------ K. S. Ranjeet Singh (from England)
  • Scientist elected for Lok Sabha ------ Dr. Meghnad Saha
  • Scientist awarded Ghanshyam Das Birla award ------ Prof. Ashish Datta (1991)
  • Literature who was awarded Murti Devi Purskar ------ C. K. Nagraj Rao (1993)
  • Person, who became High Commissioner in Great Britain ------ V. K. Krishna-Menon
  • Indian who was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize ------ Dr. Safuddin Kichlu (1952)
  • First Indian who contested the election for British Parliament ------ Lal Mohan Ghose
  • Woman Graduates ------ Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
  • Woman Chief Justice of High Court ------ Leila Seth, Himachal Pradesh, 1991
  • An Indian, appointed the judge of High Court, during the British period ------ Ram Prasad Ram
  •  Indian member of Viceroy Executive Council ------ Sir. S. P. Sinha
  • Leanin Peace Prize ------ Saifuddin Kitchlew
  • Chairman of Finance Commission ------ K. C. Niogi
  • Woman Doctorate of Science ------ Asima Chatterjee (1944)
  • Woman IPS ------ Kiran Bedi
  • Woman Supreme Court judge ------ Kumari Fathima Beevi
  • Indian member of American Congress ------ Deleep Singh
  •  Editor of Time Magazine ------ Bobby Ghosh
  • Director of CBI becoming Governor ------ Ashwani Kumar
  • Person to reach the North Pole ------ Squadron Leader Sanjay Thapar
  • Person to reach the South Pole ------ Col Jatinder Kumar Bajaj
  • Nishan-e-Pakistan ------ Morarji Desai, 1990
  • Magsaysay Award ------ Vinoba Bhave, 1958
  • Miss World ------ Reita Faria in 1966
  • Miss Asia Pacific ------ Zeenat Aman in 1970
  •  Miss Universe ------ Sushmita Sen in 1994
  • Miss Earth ------ Nicole Faria in 2010
  • Place to get electricity ------ Darjeeling in 1897
  • Sound film ------ Alam Ara (1931) directed by Ardeshir Irani
  • Colour film ------ Kisan Kanya (1937), directed by Moti B. Gidvani
  • Oscar winner ------ Bhanu Athaiya for Best Costume Design for Gandhi (film) in 1982.
  •  Dadasaheb Phalke Award ------ Devika Rani in 1969
  • Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters ------ Sivaji Ganesan
  • Test-tube baby ------ Durga Agarwal, born 1978
  • Newspaper ------ Hickey's Bengal Gazette started in 1760
  • First Lady Doctor ------ Anandibai Joshi
  • Satellite ------ Aryabhata, launched on 19 April 1975
  • Man to climb Mt Everest ------ Tenzing Norgay
  • Man to climb Mt Everest without oxygen ------ Phu Dorjee, 1984
  • Woman to climb Mt everest ------ Bachendri Pal
  • District to achieve 100% literacy rate ------ Ernakulam district, Kerala, 1990
  • Captain in Tests ------ C. K. Nayudu for the 1932 tour of England
  • ODI captain ------ Ajit Wadekar
  • Bowler who made hat-trick in Test Cricket ------ Harbhajan Singh
  • Batsman who made 300 runs in test Cricket ------ Virendra Sehwag
  •  First Marshal of Indian Air Force ------ Arjan Singh
  • Individual Medal in Olympic games ------ KD Jadhav
  • Grandmaster ------ Viswanathan Anad
  • Woman Grandmaster ------ Koneru Humpy
  •  First Indian who individually won the Gold medal in Olympic games ------ Abhinav Bindra
  •  First Indian who won the Bronze medal in Boxing in Olympic games ------ Vijendra Kumar
  •  Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge ------ Srinivasa Ramanujan
  • Fellow of the Royal Society ------ Ardaseer Cursetjee
  • Woman External Affairs Minister ------ Sushma Swaraj
  • First Gold Medallist on International Track ------ Hima Das

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