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List of first in India, Indian history : first man/woman in india – constitution, sports, achievement, award winner.

Male

First dam in India Kallanai Dam
First Islamic tomb in India Sultan Ghari
The first Prime Minister Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
The first President of India Dr. Rajendra Prasad
The first Vice-President of India Dr. Radhakrishnan
The first Muslim President of India Dr. Zakir Hussain
The first British Governor General of India Lord William Bentinck(1833-1835)
The first British Governor General of Bengal Lord Warren Hasting (1774-1885)
The first Governor General of free India Lord Mountbatten
The first Viceroy of India Lord Canning
India’s first man in Space Rakesh Sharma
The first Indian Commander-in-Chief of India General Cariappa
The first Chief of Army Staff Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
The first President of India who died while in office Dr. Zakhir Hussain
The first Indian to receive Bharat Ratna award Dr. Radhakrishnan
The first Nobel Prize receiver Rabindranath Tagore
The first person to get Param Vir Chakra Major Somnath Sharma
The first person to receive Nobel Prize in Economics Amartya Sen
The first person to receive Stalin Prize Saifuddin Kitchlu
The first Speaker of the Lok Sabha Ganesh Vasudeva Mavalankar
The first Chief Election Commissioner Sukumar Sen
The first Education Minister Abdul Kalam Azad
The first Indian Air Chief Marshal S. Mukherjee
The first Chief Justice of Supreme Court Justice Hirala J. Kania
The first Indian Pilot J.R.D. Tata (1929)
First Indian Prime Minister to resign from office Morarji Desai, 1979

 

Female

The first woman Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi
The first woman to climb Mount Everest Bachhendri Pal
The first woman to climb Mount Everest twice Santosh Yadav
The first woman pilot in Indian Air Force Harita Kaur Dayal
The first woman Graduates Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
The first woman Airline Pilot Durba Banerjee
The first woman Lawyer Cornelia Sorabjee
First women’s court in India Malda, West Bengal
The first woman Judge Anna Chandy (She became judge in a district court in 1937)
The first woman Cheif Justice of High Court Mrs Leela Seth (Himachal Pradesh High Court)
The first woman IPS officer Mrs. Kiran Bedi
The first and last Muslim woman ruler of India Razia Sultan
The first woman to receive Ashoka Chakra Nirja Bhanot
The first woman to receive Jnanpith Award Ashapurna Devi
The first woman to receive Nobel Prize Mother Teresa
The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna Mrs Indira Gandhi

 

Awards and Titles:

Mr. Universe Manohar Aich in 1952
Miss World Reita Faria in 1966; also the first Asian to win the title
International Teen Princess Radha Bartake in 1974
The first Silent film made in India Raja Harishchandra, by Dadasaheb Phalke made in 1913

In Sports

First cricket club in India Kolkata
First test match played in India India vs England in Eden Gardens, Calcutta (result draw) (5–8  Jan 1934)
First cricket stadium Eden Gardens in Kolkata 175* against Zimbabwe in the 1983 Cricket World cup
Indian to score an ODI double century Sachin Tendulkar, 200* against South Africa
First bowler to take all 10 wickets in an innings Anil Kumble (against Pakistan)
First woman to score a double hundred in Test cricket Mithali Raj
First Indian to score a T20 century Suresh Raina against South Africa
Six sixes in an Over Yuvraj Singh in a T20 match vs England
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