First Great Woman in India

India is a country where woman is worshiped as a goddess. But on the other side of the coin it is also true that the women here were treated like slaves from the very past. Today also they are considered inferior than men and are treated as weaker sex at many places of the country.

With changing time these women 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. Here we enlist some of the great woman in India who are well known and are not forgettable. These are first great woman in India, check them out below.

Woman Governor- Mrs. Sarojini Naidu

Indira GandhiWoman Prime Minister- Mrs. Indira Gandhi


Woman to climb Mount Everest- Bachhendri Pal

Woman chief justice of a High Court- Smt. Leela Seth

Woman chief minister of the state- Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani

India’s first woman Merchant Navy officer- Sonali Banerjee

Woman minister of the Indian Union- Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur

Woman judge in Supreme Court- Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Biwi

Indian woman to swim across the English channel- Miss Arti Saha

Indian woman to go into space (now U.S. citizen)- Kalpana Chawla

The first woman Air woman Air Vice Marshal (I.A.F.)- P. Bandopadhyaya

The first Indian to be appointed as United Nation Police Advisor- Mrs. Kiran Bedi

The first Indian woman Athlete to win W.T.A. open Tennis title- Sania Mirza (Feb 2005 Hyderabad)

The first Indian lady to win a Medal in the world Athletic championship- Anju Bobby George (Aug 2003)

The first woman to reach the rank of Lt. General in the Armed Forces Medical Corps.- Puneeta Arora (Commandant A.F.M.C. Pune)