Do You Know

Topics: India, Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi Pages: 3 (369 words) Published: September 2, 2013
1) The first woman president of India -- Smt. Pratibha Patil

2) The first lady to become "Miss World" -- Rita Faria

3) The first woman judge in Supreme Court -- Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi

...4) The first woman Ambassador -- Miss C.B. Muthamma

5) The first woman Governor of a State in free India -- Mrs. Sarojini Naidu (1925)

6) The first woman Prime Minister -- Mrs. Indira Gandhi

7) The first woman to climb Mount Everest -- Bachhendri Pal

The first woman to climb Mount Everest twice -- Santosh Yadav

9) The first woman President of the Indian National Congress -- Mrs. Annie Besant

10) The first woman chief justice of a High Court -- Mrs. Leela Seth

11) The first woman pilot in Indian Air Force --Harita Kaur Dayal

12) The first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly-- Mrs. Vijaya Laxmi Pandit

13) The first woman Chief Minister of an Indian State -- Mrs. Sucheta Kripalani

14) The first woman chairman of Union Public Service Commission -- Roze Millian Bethew

15) The first woman Director General of Police (DGP) -- Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya

16) The first woman Lieutenent General -- Puneeta Arora

17) The first woman Air Vice Marshal -- P. Bandopadhyaya

18) The first woman chairperson of Indian Airlines -- Sushma Chawla

19) The first woman I.P.S. Officer -- Mrs. Kiran Bedi

20) The first and the last Muslim woman ruler of Delhi -- Razia Sultan

21) The first woman to receive Ashoka Chakra -- Nirja Bhanot

22) The first woman to cross English Channel -- Aarti Saha

23) The first woman to receive Nobel Prize -- Mother Teresa

24) The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna -- Mrs. Indira Gandhi

25) The First woman to get Ashok Chakra -- Nirja Mishra

26) The first woman to receive Jnanpith Award -- Ashapurna Devi

27) First Indian woman to swim across the English Channel -- Miss Arati Saha (now Mrs. Arati Gupta)

28) First Indian woman to win WTA Title -- Sania Mirza

29) First...
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