list of “first woman” in all fields in India

List of “First Woman” in india

  • Smt.Pratibha Patil, India’s First woman president.
  • Smt.Indira Gandhi, India’s First Woman Prime Minister and First Bharat Ratna Winner.
  • Sarojini Naidu, India’s First Women Governor and also first woman president of INC(Indian National Congress)
  • Razia Sultan, India’s First Woman ruler on Delhi throne.
  • Kiran Bedi, India’s First Woman IPS officer in 1972 batch.
  • Sucheta Kripalani, India’s First Woman Chief Minister of a state ( Uttar Pradesh)
  • Rajkumari Amrita Kaur , India’s First Woman Union minsiter.
  • Annie Besant, India’s First Woman President of INC(Indian National Congress)
  • Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi, India’s First Woman Supreme Court.
  • Nirja Bhanot, India’s First Woman, who got Ashoka Chakra.
  • Vijayalakshmi Pandi, India’s First Woman Ambassador at United Nations.
  • Arati Saha,India’s First Woman to swim across the English Channel.
  • Mother Teresa, India’s First Woman to received Noble Prize in 1979.
  • Bachendri Pal, India’s first woman to climb the Mt.Everest.
  • Miss Reita Faria, India’s first woman to become Miss World.
  • Santosh Yadav, India’s First Woman to climb Mt.Everest Twice.
  • Sushmitha Sen, India’s First Woman to become Miss Universe.
  • Ashapurna Devi, first Indian woman to received Jnanpith Award.
  • Sania Mirza, first Indian Woman to won WTA(WOMEN’S TENNIS ASSOCIATION) title.
  • Durga Banerjee, first Indian Woman airline pilot.
  • Kamaljeet Sandhu, first  Indian Woman to won a Gold in Asian Games.
  • Arundhati Roy first Indian woman to win Booker Prize
  • M.S.subbulakshmi  first Indian woman musician to got Bharat Ratna.
  • Kalpana Chawla, first Indian woman to go into space.

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