20 First Great Woman In India All Fields

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

Indira Gandhi2- Woman Prime Minister- Mrs. Indira Gandhi

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)