Saturday, 22 June 2013



First in India

1. British Governor General of Bengal -Warren Hastings
2. Governor General of Independent India –Lord Mountbatten
3. Commander-in-chief of Free India General –Roy Bucher
4. Cosmonaut –Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma
5. Emperor of Moghul Dynasty in India –Babar
6. Field Marshal –S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
7. Indian Governor General of Indian Union –C. Rajagopalachari
8. Indian I.C.S. Officer –Satyendra Nath Tagore
9. Indian Member of Viceroy’s Executive Council –Sri S.P. Sinha
10. Indian to swim across English Channel –Mihir Sen
11. Indian woman to swim across-English Channel –Miss Arati Saha
12. Man to climb Mount Everest –Tenzing Norgay
13. Man to climb Mount Everest without Oxygen –Phu Dorjee
14. Man to climb Mount Everest twice –Nwang Gombu
15. Nobel Prize winner –Rabindra Nath Tagore
16. President of Indian National Congress –W. C. Banerjee
17. President of Indian Republic -Dr. Rajendra Prasad
18. Talkie Film –Alam Ara (1931)
19. Test Tube Baby (Documented) –Indira
20. Viceroy of India Lord Canning
21. Woman Minister of Indian Union –Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
22. Woman Chief Minister of State –Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani
23. Woman Governor –Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
24. Woman President of Indian National Congress –Dr. Annie Besant
25. Woman Prime Minister –Mrs. Indira Gandhi
26. Woman Speaker of a State Assembly –Mrs. Shanno Devi
27. Prime Minister of India –Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
28. Muslim President of Indian Union –Dr. Zakir Hussain
29. Speaker of Lok Sabha –G. V. Mavlankar
30. Woman to climb mount Everest –Bachhendri Pal
31. Woman Judge in Supreme Court –Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Biwi
32. Woman Chief Justice of a High Court –Smt. Leela Seth
33. Indian Woman to go in space (Now U.S. Citizen) –Kalpana Chawla
34. The first Indian weightlifter to win bronze medal in Olympics - Karnam Malleshwari (Sydney, in 2000)
35. The First Indian World Chess Champion –Vishwanathan Anand
36. India’s first paperless Newspaper –The News Today (Launched on Jan. 3, 2001)
37. India’s First woman Merchant Navy Officer –Sonali Banerjee
38. The first Dalit Speaker of the Lok Sabha –G. M. C. Balyogi
39. The first Vice-President of India to die in harness –Krishna Kant
40. The first Indian woman cricketer to score double century –Mithali Raj (August 2002 playing against  England)
41. The first woman Air Vice-Marshal –P. Bandopadhyaya
42. The first Indian to be appointed as United Nations Civilian Police Advisor –Ms. Kiran Bedi
43. The first astronaut of Indian origin to perish aboard U.S. space shuttle in a tragic accident –Dr. Kalpana Chawla (Columbia space shuttle, Feb. I, 2003)
44. The first woman to be appointed Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India-K.J. Udeshi (appointed on June 10, 2003)
45. The first Indian girl to register a win in a Wimbledon tournament –Sania Mirza (2003)
46. The first Indian lady to win a medal in World Athletic Championship –Anju Bobby George (Aug. 2003)
47. The first woman Chairman and Managing Director of NABARD –Mrs. Ranjana Kumar
48. The highest individual test scorer of India –Virendra Sehwag ( 319 runs against Sauth  africa)
49. The first Indian cricketer to make double centuries five times- Rahul Dravid
50. The first Orissa woman to top I.A.S. –Smt. Roopa Misra (Indian Civil Services Exam., 2003)
51. The first Sikh Prime Minister of India –Dr. Manmohan Singh
52. The first woman Director General of Police of a State –Kanchan C. Bhattacharya (DGP Uttaranchal)
53. The first woman to be appointed as the crime branch chief –MeeriJ Borwankar (took over as crime branch chief of Mumbai police)
54. The first woman to reach the rank of Lt. General in the Indian army –Puneeta Arora (Commandant, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune)
55. The first Indian to cross seven important seas by swimming –Bula Chaudhury
56. The first woman to become Indian Air Force’s first woman Air Marshal –Air Marshal Padma Bandhopadhyay
57. The first youngest MP, at the age of 25 years –Dharmendra Yadav (Mainpuri : Samajwadi Party MP)
58. India’s first woman athlete to win WTA open Tennis title –Sania Mirza (Feb. 2005, Hyderabad)
59. The first Indian to set a world record of ever having reached the highest of heights yet in a hot balloon –Vijaypath Singhania (Nov. 26, 2005. 69852 ft.)
60. The first wonder child of Orissa only about 4 years and a half of age completes a race of 65 km. -Budhia (May 2006)
61. The first woman Commissioner of Police of an Indian metro –(Chennai Metro Police) Letika Saran
62. The first Indian to Ski to the North Pole –Ajeet Bajaj (April 26, 2006)
63. The first sportsman ever to win Gold Medal in Shooting in the World Shooting Championship –Abhinav Bindra (July 24, 2006)
64. The first person of Indian origin to win the Miss Great Britain title –Preeti Desai (2006)
65. The first woman President of the Republic of India –Pratibha Patil

First Person in India

● First Governor-General of Independent India—Lord Lewis Mountbatten
● Indian Governor-General of Independent India—Chakravarti Rajgopalachari
● Chief of the Indian Armed Forces—General K. M. Carriappa
● Field Marshall—General S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
● President—Dr. Rajendra Prasad
● Vice-President—Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
● Prime-Minister—Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
● Non-Congress Prime-Minister—Atal Behari Bajpai
● British Governor-General of Bengal—Warren-Hastings
● Space traveller—S. Leader-Rakesh Sharma
● I. C. S.—Satendra Nath Tagore
● Swimmer who crossed over the English channel by swimming—Mihir Sen
● Raman-Magsaysay awardee—Acharya Vinoba Bhave
● Novel prize winner—Rabindra Nath Tagore
● President of National Congress—Vyomesh Chand Banerjee
● Chairman of Lok Sabha—G. B. Mavlankar
● 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
● Posthumally Bharat Ratna Awardee—Lal Bahadur Shastri
● Person awarded Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth Purskar—G. Shankar Kurup (Malayalam–1965)
● Successful Surgeon who transplanted heart—Dr. P. Venugopal
● 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 Behari 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
● Indian players played Davis Cup—M. Salim and S. M. Jacob (Singles), A. A. Faiyaz and L. S. Dare (Doubles) (1921)
● Indian player who played the test cricket—K. S. Ranjeet Single (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 Commission 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
● 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
● Chairman of Finance Commission—K. C. Niogi
● Indian member of American Congress—Deleep Singh
● 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
● First Indian who individually won the Gold medel in Olympic games—Abhinav Bindra
● First Indian who won the Bronze medel in Boxing in Olympic games—Vijendra Kumar


Women had played an Important role in the Modern World. Here are some of the most successful & first women of the world, who lead a Nation, a Party, a State, etc.
  1. First woman President of Indian National Congress – Annie Besant (1917)
  2. First Indian woman President of Indian National Congress – Sarojini Naidu (1925)
  3. First woman Ambassador from India – Vijay Lakshmi Pandit (to USSR from 1947-49)
  4. First woman Governor of an Indian State – Sarojini Naidu (UP from 1947-48)
  5. First woman Minister of an Indian State – Vijay Lakshmi Pandit (UP)
  6. First Mayor of Delhi – Aruna Asif Ali (1958)
  7. First woman Central Minister – Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
  8. First woman Film star to be a member of Rajya Sabha – Nargis Dutt
  9. First woman Chief Minister of an Indian State – Sucheta Kriplani (UP from 1963-67)
  10. First woman Prime Minister of India – Indira Gandhi (1966-77 & 1980-84)
  11. First woman Speaker of an Indian State – Shano Devi
  12. First woman winner of the Bharat Ratna – Indira Ghandi (1971)
  13. First woman Judge of the Supreme Court – Justice M Fatima Bevi (1989)
  14. First woman Chief Justice of a High Court – Leila Seth (CJ of Himachal Pradesh 1991)
  15. India’s officially recognized billionth citizen – Aastha (Born on May 11, 2000 at ND)

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