First Indian Woman in Various Field

List of first Indian Woman in Various Field

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This is one of the key sections of Static GK and questions from this section is often asked in various competitive examinations like SSC, MBA entrance test, Railways, etc. Not only from the examination perspective, this section is important but it is expected that one should have knowledge of these basic GK topics. In this article we will discuss the list of the first Indian woman from various fields.

Lists of First Indian Woman in Various Field

India's First Woman Prime Minister
Indira Gandhi
India’s First Woman President
Pratibha Patil
First Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha
Meira Kumar
First Woman President of Indian National Congress (INC)
Annie Besant
First Woman Chief Minister of an Indian State
Sucheta Kripalani
(Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh)
First Woman to become Governor of an Indian State
Sarojini Naidu
(Governor of Uttar Pradesh)
First Woman Cabinet Minister
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
First Indian Woman Ambassador at United Nations
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
First Woman Judge of Supreme Court of India
Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
First woman to become the Chief Justice of High Court
Leila Seth
First woman to join (Indian Police Service) IPS
Kiran Bedi
First woman Director General of Police 
Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
First woman to get Ashoka Chakra
Neerja Bhanot
First Indian Woman to get Nobel Prize
Mother Teresa
First Indian Woman to cross English Channel
Aarti Saha
First Indian woman to go to space
Kalpana Chawla
(An American astronaut of Indian origin)
First Indian Woman to win Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Title
Sania Mirza
First Indian Woman to win a gold medal in Asian Games
Kamaljeet Sandhu
First Woman to receive Bharat Ratna Award
Indira Gandhi
First Woman Musician to get Bharat Ratna
M.S. Subbulakshmi
First Indian Woman to win an Academy Award (Oscar)
Bhanu Athaiya  (Best costume design for film Gandhi)
First Indian Woman Airline Pilot
Durga Banerjee
First Woman to be the Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI)
Arundhati Bhattacharya
First Indian woman to win Man Booker Prize
Arundhati Roy
First Indian Woman to climb Mount Everest
Bachendri Pal
First Indian Woman to climb Mount Everest twice
Santosh Yadav
First Indian Woman to become Miss World
Reita Faria
First Indian Woman to become Miss Universe
Sushmita Sen
First woman to get the Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Devika Rani
First woman to get Jnanpith Award
Ashapoorna Devi
We have included the most important first Indian woman in this article. If you think we should add other personalities then kindly mention it in the comment section.

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  • Abhijit says:

    Wonderful compilation. Thanks👍

  • Struggler says:

    Nice collection🙂. Thank You!!

  • Shivani chiluveru says:

    I like this blog

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