India is a country where woman is worshiped as a goddess. But on the other side it is also true that the women here were treated inferior from men, from the very past.
With changing time the women in India changed themselves and got stronger than ever before. Now they are standing higher than men in many departments and fields where they have proved themselves courageous and great.
Here we enlist some of the great woman in India who are well known and are not forgettable. These are the first great woman in India, check them out below for your and your kid’s general knowledge.
1- Woman Governor- Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
3- Woman President- Pratibha Devisingh Patil
4- Woman to climb Mount Everest- Bachhendri Pal
5- Woman chief justice of a High Court- Smt. Leela Seth
6- Woman chief minister of the state- Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani
7- India’s first woman Merchant Navy officer- Sonali Banerjee
8- The first woman in India to fly a plane- Sarla Thakral
9- Woman minister of the Indian Union- Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur
10- First indian woman to get Bharat Ratna- Indira Gandhi
11- The first woman of india to win olympic medal- Karnam Malleswari
12- Woman judge in Supreme Court- Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Biwi
13- Indian woman to swim across the English channel- Miss Arti Saha
14- Indian woman to go into space (now U.S. citizen)- Kalpana Chawla
15- The first woman Air woman Air Vice Marshal (I.A.F.)- P. Bandopadhyaya
16- The first Indian to be appointed as United Nation Police Advisor- Mrs. Kiran Bedi
17- First indian woman ambassador- Chonira Belliappa Muthamma
18- The first Indian woman Athlete to win W.T.A. open Tennis title- Sania Mirza (Feb 2005 Hyderabad)
19- The first Indian lady to win a Medal in the world Athletic championship- Anju Bobby George (Aug 2003)
20- The first woman to reach the rank of Lt. General in the Armed Forces Medical Corps.- Puneeta Arora (Commandant A.F.M.C. Pune)