First In India

First British Governor General Warren Hastings
First British Governor General of Independent India Lord Mountbatten
First Chief Justice of India Hiralal J Kania
First commander- In – Chief of Free India General K.M Cariappa
First Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst
First Indian Air Chief Air Marshal S. Mukherjee
First Chief of Army Staff General  M. Rajendra Singh
First Chief of naval Staff Vice Admiral R.D Katati
First Cosmonaut Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma
First Emperor of Mughal dynasty in India Babar
First Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw
First Filmstar Chief Minister of a State M.G.  Ramachandran
First Indian to get an Oscar Bhanu Athaiya
First Indian to reach South pole Col. K Bajaj
First Indian ICS officer Satyendra Nath Tagore
First Indian Member of the Vicerou’s Executive Council Sir S.P.Singha
First Indian Woman to swim across English Channel Miss. Arati Saha
First Indian Woman to swim across the strait of Gibraltar Arto Pradhan
First man to climb mount Everest Tensing Norgay
First man to climb mount Everest without Oxygen Phu Dorjee
First man to  climb mount Everest twice Nawang Gombu
First Muslim Women to sit on the throne of Delhi Razia Begum
First Magsaysay Award Winner Acharya Vinoba Bhave (1958)
First Nobel Prize Winner Rabindra Nath Tagore
First President of Indian National Congress W.C. Banerjii
First Women president of Indian National Congress Annie Bensant
First President of Indian Republic Dr. Rajendra Prasad
First President to die in harness Dr. Zakir Hussain
First Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru
First prime minister to lose an election Indira Ghandhi
First Prime Minister to resign from office Morajee Desai
First Deputy Prime minister Vallabhai Patal
First talkie film Alam Ara (1931)
First test-tube baby Indira (Baby Harsha)
First Viceroy Lord Canning
First Women Central Minister Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
First Women Central Minister of a State Mrs. Sucheta kirpalani
First Women Governor Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
First Women minister Mrs. Vijaya Lakshmi pandit of UP
First Women to Climb Mt. Everest Bachindri pal
First Women prime minister Mrs. Indra Gandhi
First Women Speaker of a state Assembly Mrs. Shanno Devi
First women in space Kalpana Chaula
First women airline pilot Durga Banerjee
First Women to win an Asiad gold Kamaljit Sandhu
First Women Judge of supreme Court Meera Sahib Fatima Beevi
First Women IPS Officer Kiran Bedi
First Indian Women to win Miss. Universe Title Ms. Sushmita Sen
First Indian in the British parliament Dadabhai Naoroji
First women president of UN (general assembly) Vijayalakshmi pandit (1953)
First women to win Nobel Prize Mother Theresa (1979)
First women to become “Miss. World” Reita Faria
First speaker, Lok Sabha GV Mavalankar
First chairman, Rajya Sabha SV.Krishnamoorthy (1952)
First Indian to pass ICS Surendra Nath Banerji (1862)
First chief justice of India Justice Hiralal Kania (1950-51)
First Indian Pilot JRD Tata (1929)
First to reach Antartica LT Ram Charan (1960)
First Judge to face impeachement proceeding in Lok Sabha Justice V. Ramaswami (1993)
First Newspaper Bengal Gazatte (1781)
First Vernacular daily Samchar Darpan (1818)
First post office opened at Kolkata (1927)
First telegraph line installed Between Diamond and Harbour and Kotakata (1851)
First train steamed off from Bombay to Thene (1853)
First electric train Bombay VT to Kurla (1925)
First silent movie ‘Raja Harish Chandra’ made by Dada Saheb Phalke (1913)
First technicolour movie ‘Aan’(1952)
First black & white cinemascope film ‘kaagaz ke Phool’ (1957)
First coloured cinemascope film ‘Pyar Ki Pyas’ (1961)
First satellite launched ‘Aryabhatta’ (1975)
First indegeniously built  satellite INSAT- 2A (1992)
First atomic device exploded at Pokharan in Rajesthan (1974)
First large scale nuclear reactor ‘Apsara’ (1956)
First hydro electric station set up at Darjeeling (1898)
First indigenously designed and built missile Prithvi (1988)
First youngest women Mayor Panchamarthi Anuradha (26 years old ) 30th March 2000)
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