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First Women in India in various fields

First Women in India in various fields

Here, we are providing an important list of First Women in India in various fields like politics, cinema etc. This topic is very important for every competitive exam, such as SSC/RAILWAY/BANK etc.

1. First Woman Prime Minister of India – Indira Gandhi (1966)

2. First Woman President – Pratibha Patil (2007)

3. The first woman to be appointed judge of the Supreme Court – Justice M Fatima Beevi

4. First Woman to hold a Union Cabinet post – Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

5. First Woman governor of Independent India – Sarojini Naidu, in charge of United Provinces

6. First Woman president of UN General Assembly – Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1953)

7. First Woman IPS Officer of India – Kiran Bedi (1972)

8. First Woman to win Nobel Peace Prize – Mother Teresa (1979)

9. First Indian Woman to climb Mount Everest – Bachendri Pal (1984)

10. First Indian Woman to win Booker Prize – Arundhati Roy (1997)

11. First Woman Headmistress in school – Savitribai Phule

12. First Indian woman who reached Antarctica – Mahel Musa

13. First Indian woman who become an individual member of International Olympic Committee – Nita Ambani (2016)

14. First Indian woman mountaineer to scale the seven continental peaks – Premlata Agrawal

15. First woman amputee to scale Everest – Arunima Sinha

16. First Woman to cross English Channel – Arati Saha

17. First Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha – Meira Kumar (2009)

18. First Indian Woman to become “Miss World” – Rita Faria

19. First Woman judge in Supreme Court – Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi

20. First Woman to receive Bharat Ratna – Indira Gandhi

21. First Woman to climb Mount Everest twice – Santosh Yadav

22. First Woman President of the Indian National Congress – Annie Besant

23. First Woman Chief Minister of an Indian State – Sucheta Kripalani

24. First Woman chairman of Union Public Service Commission – Roze Millian Bethew

25. First Woman Director General of Police (DGP) – Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya

26. First Woman Lieutenant General – Puneeta Arora

27. The first Indian woman to win the Miss Universe title – Sushmita Sen

28. First Woman chairperson of Indian Airlines – Sushama Chawala

29. First &Last Muslim Woman ruler of Delhi – Razia Sultana

30. First Woman to receive Ashoka Chakra – Niraja Bhanot

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