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Women in India – the first

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 George 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 Magistrate: Mrs. Omana Kunjamma
First to win Nobel Prize: Mother Theresa
First to be crowned Miss India: Reita Fariq
First to be crowned Miss Universe: Sushmita Sen
First to be crowned Miss World: Reita Faria
First DGP: Kanchan Chowdhry Bhattacharya


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