Women in India-the first for Competitive Exams

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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
Women in India-The First

Field

Person

First Prime Minister

Mrs. Indira Gandhi

First Chief Minister of State

Mrs. Sucheta Kripalani

First Minister

Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit

First Central Minister

Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

First Speaker of Lok Sabha

Mrs. Shanno Devi

First Governor of a State

Mrs. Sarojini Naidu

First President of Indian National Congress

Dr Annie Besant

First Indian President of Indian National Congress

Mrs. Sarojini Naidu

First President of UN General Assembly

Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit

First Muslim to sit on the throne of Delhi

Razia Sultan

First to swim across the English Channel

Mrs. Arti Shah

First to climb Mount Everest

Bachhendri Pal

First to circumnavigate(sail round the world)

Ujwala Rai

First IAS Officer

Anna Gorge Malhotra

First IPS Officer

Kiran Bedi

First Advocate

Cornelia Sorabji

First Judge of a High Court

Anna Chandi

First Judge of Supreme Court

Ms M. Fathima Beevi

First Chief Justice of a High Court

Ms. Leila Seth

First Doctor

Kadambini Ganguli

First editor of English newspaper

Dina Vakil

First Chief Engineer

Mrs. P.K. Thresia

First to receive a Sena Medal

Constable Bimla Devi(88 BN of CRPF) -1990

Youngest to Climb Mount Everest

Dicky Doima(19) from Manali-1993

First to climb Mount Everest two times

Santosh Yadav (ITBF Officer)-1993

First to win Nobel Prize

Mrs. Omana Kunjamma

First to be crowned Miss India

Reita Fariq

First to be crowned Miss Universe

Sushmita Sen

First to be crowned Miss Word

Reita Faria

First DGP

Kanchan Chowdhry Bhattacharya