List Of First Women In India | 40 + Women’s

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List Of First Women In India 

List Of First Women In India | 40 + Womens
List Of First Women In India | 40 + Womens

1 – First Woman Ruler Of India – Razia Sultan

Razia Sultan

She was born in Badaun city in Utter Pradesh. In the year 1236, she becomes the first women ruler in India. She ruled from 1236 to 1240.

2 – First Indian Female Doctor – Anandibai Joshi

Anandibai Joshi

She was born in Pune, British India and she becomes the first female Doctor in India in the year 1886.

3 – First Woman President Of Indian Nation Congress – Annie Besant

She was born in London Uk and she becomes the first woman president of the Indian National Congress in 1917. She is also known for his two books named New India and Common Will.

4 – First Women Barrister – Cornelia Sorabji

She becomes the first woman barrister of India in 1923. She was born in Nashik Maharashtra.

5 – First Indian Woman President Of Indian Nation Congress – Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu

She was born in Hyderabad Andra Pradesh (now Telangana). She becomes the first Indian woman president of the National Congress in 1925.

6 – First Women Legislator of State Legislature – Dr. S. Muttuyalakshmi Reddy

Dr. S. Muttuyalakshmi Reddy

She was born in Pudukottai, Madras Presidency, India. She becomes the First Women Legislator of State Legislature in the year 1926.

7 – First Women In Indian Who Becomes Airline Pilot – Sarla Thakral

She was the first Indian women Airline Pilot born in New Delhi and she becomes the first Indian Women Pilot in 1936.

8 – First Women In India Judicial Officer (Munsif) Of The Country – Annu Chandy

She was the first women judicial officer (Munsif) of the country and she was born in Thiruvananthapuram. She becomes the first women judicial officer in 1937.

9 – First Women To Receive Sahitya Akademi Honor – Amrita Pritam

She was born in Gujranwala Pakistan and she was the first woman to receive Sahitya Akademi Honor in 1956.

10 – First Women Mayer OF the City In the Country – Tara Cherian 

She was the first woman Mayer oF the City in the country in 1957. She was born in Madras Presidency, British India.

11 – First Actress To Recieve International Award – Nargis Dutt

Nargis Dutt

She was the first Actress to Recieve International Award in 1958. She was born in Kolkata, West Bengal. 

12 – First Indian Women To Swim In English Channel – Aarti Shah

She was the first Indian woman to swim in the English channel in 1959 and she was born in Kolkata, West Bengal.

13 – First Indian Women To Recieve Arjuna Award – Steffi D’ Souza

She was the first Indian woman to receive the Arjuna Award in 1963 and she was born in Goa.

14 – First Indian Women To Become Miss World – Miss Rita Faria

Miss Rita Faria

She Becomes the first Indian woman to become Miss World in 1966 and she was bord in British Bombay (Now Mumbai).

15 – First women to Showcase her Art in the United Nations – M.S. Subbulakshmi

She was the first woman who Showcases her Art in the United Nations in 1966 and she was born in Madurai, Madras Presidency, British India.

16 – First Lady awarded with Lenin Shanti Award – Devika Rani Roerich

She was the first lady awarded Lenin Shanti Awar in 1969 and she was born in Vishakapatnam, Andra Pradesh.

17 – Gold Medalist First Women in Asian Games – Kamaljeet Sandhu

She was the first woman who got the gold medal in Asian Games in 1970 and she was born in Punjab.

18 – First Women To be Awarded Bharat Ratna – Indra Gandhi

Indra Gandhi

She was the first lady who got Bharat Ratna in 1971 and she was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

19 – First Women to Receive Jnanpith Award – Ashashapurna Devi

She was the First lady who receives Jnanpith Award in 1976 and she was born in Kolkatta, West Bengal.

20 – First Women Who Receive Nobel Prize – Mother Teresa

She was the first lady who got the Nobel prize in 1979 and she was born in West Germany (Now Macedonia).

21 – First Women In India Who Got Oscar Award – Mahila Bhanu Athaya

She Was the first woman in India who got Oscar Award in India in 1983 and she was born in Kolapur, British India (Now Maharashtra).

22 – First Women In India who Climbs on Mount Everest – Bajendri Pal

Bajendri Pal

She was the first woman in India who climbs on Mount Everest in 1984. She was born in Uttar Kashi (Now Uttrakhand).

23 – First Women Who Got Ashok Chakra – Neerja Bhanot

She was the first woman in India who got the Ashok Chakra in 1987. She was born in Chandigarh Punjab.

24 – First Women Judge Of Supreme Court – Nyaymurti Mera Sahib Fatima

She becomes the first Indian women judge of the Supreme Court in 1991. She was born in Lucknow Utter Pradesh.

25 – First Women Judge Of High Court – Nyaymurti Leela Seth

She becomes the first Indian women judge of the High Court in 1991. She was born in Lucknow Utter Pradesh.

26 – First women who become the head of National Commission For Women – Jayanti Patnayak

She was the first women who becomes the head of the National Commission For Women in 1992 and she was born in Odisha.

27 – First Women In India Who Become Miss Universe – Sushmita Sain

Sushmita Sain

She was the first women in India who becomes Miss Universe in 1994 and she was born in Hyderabad Andra Pradesh (Now Telangana)

28 – First Indian women who Got Booker Award – Arundhati Rawat

She was the first Indian women who got Booker Award in 1997 and she was born in Shillong Asam (Now Meghalaya).

29 – First women Singer who got Bharat Ratna – M. S. Subbulakshmi

She was the first women Singer who got Bharat Ratna in 1998 and she was born in Madurai, Tamilnadu.

30 – First Womwn In India who got Medal in Olympics – Karnam Maleshwari

She was the first women in India who got Medal in Olympics in the year 2000 and she was born in Andra Pradesh.

31 – First women in India who was known for W. T. A – Saniya Mirza

She was the first women in India who was known for W. T. A (World Tenish Association) in 2004 and she was born in Lucknow Utter Pradesh.

32 – First Women Governer Of India – Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu

She was the first women Governer of India from 1947 to 1949 and she was born in Hyderabad Andra Pradesh (Now Telangana).

33 – First women Rajdoot in India – Vijaylakshmi Pandit

She was the first women Rajdoot in India from 1947 to 1949 and she was born in Allahabad Utter Pradesh.

34 – First women in India who become the Central Minister – Rajkumari Amrita Kaur

She was the first women in India who become the Central Minister from 1947 to 1957 and she was born in Lucknow Utter Pradesh.

35 – First women in India who Become Cheif Minisher – Sucheta Kriplani

She was the first women in India who become Cheif Minisher from 1963 to 1967 and she was born in Ambala Punjab (Now Haryana).

36 – First Women Prime Minister Of India – Indra Gandhi

Indra Gandhi

She was the first women Prime Minister of India from 1966 to 1977 and she was born in Allahabad Utter Pradesh.

37 – First Women In India who Become I.P.S Officer – Kiran Vedi

She was the first women in India who become I.P.S officer in 1975 and she was born in Amritsar, Punjab.

38 – First women Actress in India who become Cheif Minister – Janki Ramchandra

She was the First women Actress in India who become Cheif Minister in 1987 ans she was born in Vaicam, Keral.

39 – First women in India who Climbs on the Mount Everest Two Times – Santosh Yadav

She was the first women in India who climbs on the Mount Everest two times in 1992 and in 1993. She was born in Haryana.

40 – First women President of India – Pratibha Patil

Pratibha Patil

She was the first women President of India from 2007 to 2012 and she was born in Maharashtra.

40 – India’s First Transgender Polics Officer – K. Prithika Yashini

She was India’s first transgender police officer 2017 and she was born in Dharampur Tamilnadu.

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