List of 1st in India

List of 1st in India

1st Indian Governor-General of Independent IndiaChakravarti  Rajgopalachari
1st Governor-General of Independent IndiaLord Lewis Mountbatten
1st Indian Commander-in-Head of Free IndiaGeneral Kodandera Madappa Cariappa, 1949
1st Speaker of loksabhaShri G.V. Mavalankar (15 May 1952- 27 February 1956).
1st PresidentDr. Rajendra Prasad
1st Vice-PresidentDr. Sarvapalli RadhakrishnanSardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
1st  Home MinisterSardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
1st  Finance Minister of IndiaR. K. Shanmukham Chetty
1st Prime-MinisterPrime-Minister
1st Field MarshallGeneral S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
1st Governor of RBISir Osborne Smith
1st British Governor-General of BengalWarren-Hastings
1st National Security AdviserBrijesh Mishra
1st Non-Congress Prime-MinisterMorarji Desai from Janata Party in 1977-79.
1st Space travellerS. Leader-Rakesh Sharma
1st Auditor General of IndiaV. Narahari Rao
1st Woman IASAnna Ranjan George, 1950
1st Swimmer who crossed over the English channel by swimmingMihir Sen
1st Woman to dip transversely the English ChannelArati Saha, 1959
1st Nobel prize winnerRabindra Nath TagoreRabindra
1st Nobel Prize in PhysicsC. V. Raman in 1930
1st President of National CongressWyomesh Chand Banerjee
1st Chairman of Lok SabhaG. B. Mavlankar
1st First Woman Chief MinisterSucheta Kriplani
1st Woman Speaker of Lok SabhaSmt. Meira Kumar, 2009
1st Chief Election CommissionerSukumar Sen
1st Indian Chairman in International CourtJustice Dr. Nagendra Singh
1st Foreigner awardee of Bharat RatnaKhan Abdul Gaffar Khan
1st Leader of the Indian Antarctica MissionDr. Syed Zahuv Quasim
1st Chief Justice of Supreme CourtJustice Hiralal J. Kaniya
1st Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratnas’Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Chakravarti Rajgopalachari, Sir C. B. Raman
1st Woman Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratna’Indira Gandhi
1st Commandeur of the Order of Arts and LettersMrinal Sen
1st Chevalier of the Order of Arts and LetterSivaji Ganeshan
1st Individual bestowed Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth PurskarG. Shankar Kurup (Malayalam–1965)
1st Woman awarded  Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth PurskarAshapurna Devi, 1976
1st Woman Sahitya Akademi Award WinnerAmrita Pritam, 1956
1st Woman Director General of PoliceKanchan C Bhattacharya
1st Successful Surgeon who transplanted heartDr. P. VenugopalMother Teresa
1st Woman to received Nobal PrizeMother Teresa
1st Woman GovernorSarojini Naidu
1st Woman Air PilotDurba Banerjee
1st Woman TeacherSavitribai Phule
1st Successful heart transplanted personDevi Ram (1994)
1st Indian who earned the World Billiard honorWilson Jans
1st Indian who won the Grammy awardPt. Ravi Shankar
1st Indian fellow in British House of CommonsDada Bhai Naoroji (1892)
1st Mountaineer who scaled Mount Everest 8 timesSherpa-Augarita
1st Indian Management Executive of World BankGautam Kazi
1st Player awarded ‘Padam Bhusan’C. K. Naidu
1st Actress to win Padma Shri AwardNargis Dutt, 1958
1st Author who was awarded ‘Vyas Samman’Ramvilas Sharma
1st First Premier of Indian Science CongressSir Asutosh Mukherjee
1st Person transported the Lecture in Hindi in U.N.OAtal Bihari Bajpai (1977)Dada Bhai Naoroji
1st Leanin Peace PrizeSaifuddin Kitchlew
1st Indian member of Viceroy Executive CouncilSir. S. P. SinhaMorarji Desai
1st Chairman of Finance CommissionK. C. Niogi
1st Woman Doctorate of ScienceAsima Chatterjee (1944)
1st Indian member of American CongressDeleep Singh
1st Editor of Time MagazineBobby Ghosh
1st Director of CBI becoming GovernorAshwani Kumar
1st Person to reach the North PoleSquadron Leader Sanjay Thapar
1st Person to reach the South PoleCol Jatinder Kumar Bajaj
1st Nishan-e-PakistanMorarji Desai, 1990
1st Magsaysay AwardVinoba Bhave, 1958Sushmita Sen
1st Miss WorldReita Faria in 1966
1st Miss UniverseSushmita Sen in 1994
 1st Miss Asia PacificZeenat Aman in 1970
1st Miss EarthNicole Faria in 2010
1st Sound filmAlam Ara (1931) directed by Ardeshir Irani
1st Colour filmKisan Kanya (1937), directed by Moti B. Gidvani
1st Oscar winnerBhanu  Athaiya
1st Place to get electricityDarjeeling in 1897
1st Dadasaheb Phalke AwardDevika Rani in 1969
1st NewspaperHickey’s Bengal Gazette started in 1760Tenzing Norgay
1st SatelliteAryabhata, launched on 19 April 1975
1st Man to climb Mt EverestTenzing Norgay
1st Man to climb Mt Everest without oxygenPhu Dorjee, 1984
1st Woman to climb Mt everestBachendri Pal
1st Captain in TestsC. K. Nayudu for the 1932 tour of England
1st ODI captainAjit Wadekar
1st District to achieve 100% literacy rateErnakulam district, Kerala, 1990
1st Bowler who made hat-trick in Test CricketHarbhajan Singh
1st Batsman who made 300 runs in test CricketVirendra Sehwag
1st Individual Medal in Olympic gamesKD Jadhav
1st First Marshal of Indian Air ForceArjan Singh
1st GrandmasterViswanathan Anad
1st First Indian who alone won the Gold medal in Olympic sportsAbhinav Bindra
1st Fellow of Trinity College, CambridgeSrinivasa Ramanujan
1st First Gold Medallist on International TrackHima Das
1st Woman External Affairs MinisterSushma Swaraj
1st Fellow of the Royal SocietyArdaseer Cursetjee
1st First Indian  Bronze medal in Boxing in Olympic gamesVijendra Kumar
1st Director of CBIDP Kohli
1st C. S.—Satendra Nath Tagore
1st Raman-Magsaysay awardeeAcharya Vinoba Bhave
1st Posthumally Bharat Ratna AwardeeLal Bahadur Shastri
1st Licensed PilotJ R D Tata
1st President of National Human Rights CommissionJustice Rangnath Mishra
1st Hindi Literature – Bhartiya Gyan Peeth PurskarSumitra Nandan Pant (1968)
1st Indian players played Davis CupM. Salim and S. M. Jacob (Singles), A. A. Faiyaz and L. S. Dare (Doubles) (1921)
1st Sportsperson to received Bharat RatnaSachin Tendulkar
1st Woman Honours GraduateKamini Roy
1st Tennis Grandslam title winnerMahesh Bhupati
1st Indian  test cricket PlayerK. S. Ranjeet Singh (from England)
1st Scientist elected for Lok SabhaDr. Meghnad Saha
1st Scientist awarded Ghanshyam Das Birla awardProf. Ashish Datta (1991)
1st Literature  awarded Murti Devi PurskarC. K. Nagraj Rao (1993)
1st Person, who became High Commissioner in Great BritainV. K. Krishna-Menon
1st Indian  awarded –  Lenin Peace PrizeDr. Safuddin Kichlu (1952)
British Parliament ElectionLal Mohan Ghose
1st Woman Graduates1883, Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu
1st Woman Chief Justice of High CourtLeila Seth, Himachal Pradesh, 1991
1st Woman IPSKiran Bedi
1st Woman Supreme Court judgeKumari Fathima Beevi
1st  judge of High Court, during the British periodRam Prasad Ram
1st Chevalier of the Order of Arts and LettersSivaji Ganesan
1st Test-tube babyDurga Agarwal, born 1978
1st First Lady DoctorAnandibai Joshi

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