Women in India-The First for CDS Exam

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Here is the list of some of the first women achievers in various fields and walks of life – A basic general knowledge

Women in India-The First
First Prime MinisterMrs. Indira Gandhi
First Chief Minister of StateMrs. Sucheta Kripalani
First MinisterMrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
First Central MinisterRajkumari Amrit Kaur
First Speaker of Lok SabhaMrs. Shanno Devi
First Governor of a StateMrs. Sarojini Naidu
First President of Indian National CongressDr Annie Besant
First Indian President of Indian National CongressMrs. Sarojini Naidu
First President of UN General AssemblyMrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
First Muslim to sit on the throne of DelhiRazia Sultan
First to swim across the English ChannelMrs. Arti Shah
First to climb Mount EverestBachhendri Pal
First to circumnavigate (sail round the world)Ujwala Rai
First IAS OfficerAnna Gorge Malhotra
First IPS OfficerKiran Bedi
First AdvocateCornelia Sorabji
First Judge of a High CourtAnna Chandi
First Judge of Supreme CourtMs M. Fathima Beevi
First Chief Justice of a High CourtMs. Leila Seth
First DoctorKadambini Ganguli
First editor of English newspaperDina Vakil
First Chief EngineerMrs. P. K. Thresia
First to receive a Sena MedalConstable Bimla Devi (88 BN of CRPF) -1990
Youngest to Climb Mount EverestDicky Doima (19) from Manali-1993
First to climb Mount Everest two timesSantosh Yadav (ITBF Officer) -1993
First to win Nobel PrizeMrs. Omana Kunjamma
First to be crowned Miss IndiaReita Fariq
First to be crowned Miss UniverseSushmita Sen
First to be crowned Miss WordReita Faria
First DGPKanchan Chowdhry Bhattacharya

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