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List Of First In India (Woman)

List Of First In India (Woman)

First Woman President of India : Pratibha Patil

● Delhi�s First Mayor: Aruna Asaf Ali (1958)
● Delhi's First woman chief secretary: Shailja Chandra
● Fastest Asian to swim across the English Channel: Anita Sood
● First all-women crew to fly an air Force Chetak Helicopter: Flight Cadets Cheryl Dutta and Simran Sodhi of IAF (December, 1995).
● First Asian woman magistrate appointed in United Kingdom: Kantha Talwar
● First Asian woman mayor in United Kingdom: Lata Patel
● First Indian woman President of Indian National Congress: Sarojini Naidu (1925)



● First Indian woman producer and director: Fatima Begum, who produced and directed Bulbul-e-Parastan in 1926.
● First Indian woman to become Miss Universe: Sushmita Sen (1994)
● First Indian woman to become Miss World: Reita Faria (1966)
● First Indian woman to climb Mt. Everest: Bachendri Pal
● First Indian Woman to go in space: Kalpana Chawla
● First woman to head any Wakf board in India : Bader Sayeed (TN Wakf Board)
● First Indian woman to reach the final of an Olympic event: P.T.Usha
● First Indian woman to win a medal in an Olympic event: Karnam Malleshwari (bronze medal, Sydney Olympics)
● First Indian woman boxer to win an international event : M.C.Merykom
● First Indian woman to swim across the English Channel: Arati Saha
● First Miss Universe of the new millennium: Lara Dutta
● First woman Ambassador from India: Vijay Lakshmi Pandit (to USSR from 1947-49)
● First woman Central Minister: Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
● First woman chief justice of a High Court: Leila Seth (CJ of Himachal Pradesh, 1991)
● First woman Chief Minister of an Indian state: Sucheta Kriplani (Uttar Pradesh from 1963-1967)
● First woman film star to be a member of Rajya Sabha: Nargis Dutt
● First woman Governor of an Indian state: Sarojini Naidu (Uttar Pradesh from 1947-1948)
● First woman Governor of Tamil Nadu: Justice M. Fatima Beevi (1997)
● First woman IPS Officer of India: Kiran Bedi
● First woman Judge of the Supreme Court: Justice M. Fatima Beevi (1989)
● First woman judicial officer: Anna Chandy, who was appointed munsif in the Travancore state in 1937.
● First woman Minister of an Indian state: Vijay Lakshmi Pandit (Uttar Pradesh)
● First woman officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to be promoted to the rank of air commodore: 55-year old Padma Bandhopadhyay who was commissioned to the IAF in 1968.
● First woman President of Indian National Congress: Annie Besant (1917)
● First woman President of UN General Assembly: Vijay Lakshmi Pandit (1953-54)
● First woman Prime Minister of India: Late Indira Gandhi (1966-1977 and 1980-1984).
● First woman Speaker of an Indian state: Shano Devi
● First woman Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly :Kavali Prathibha Bharati
● First woman winner of the Bharat Ratna: Indira Gandhi (1971)
● Grandma Madonna from India: Asha Bhonsle
● India's first commercial pilot: Durba Banerjee (1966, Indian Airlines)
● India's first Test-Tube Baby: Kruti Parekh
● India's first woman railway driver: Surekha Yadao
● India's first woman tabla maestro : Dr Aban Mistry
● India's officially recognized billionth citizen: Astha (She was born on May 11,2000 at New Delhi).
● World's first woman Airbus pilot: Durba Banerjee
● Youngest Indian to swim across the English Channel: Arati Pradhan





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