Saturday, 20 June 2009

First In India - Men

First in India - Men
First Indian to swim across the English Channel
Mihir Sen
First to Climb Mount Everest
Tenzing Norgay
First to climb Mount Everest without Oxygen
Phy Dorjee
First Indian to join I.C.S. (I.C.S. now IAS)
Satyendra Nath Tagore
First Indian to get Nobel Prize
Rabindra Nath Tagore
First Indian in Space (first Indian cosmonaut)
Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma
First British Governor General
Warren Hastings
First Governor General of Free India
Lord Mountbatten
First and the last Governor General of free India
C. Rajagopalachari
First President of India
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
First Vice-President of India
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
First Muslim President of India
Dr. Zakir Hussain
First Sikh President of India
Giani Zail Singh
First Prime Minister
Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
First Speaker of Lok Sabha
G.V. Mavlankar
First Chief Justice of India
Justice H.L. Kania
First President of Indian National Congress
W.C. Bannerjee
First Indian to become member of Viceroy's Executive Council
Lord S.P. Sinha
First Indian to become President of International Court of Justice
Dr. Nagendra Singh
First Emperor of Moghul Dynasty
First Field Marshal
S.H.F.J. Manekshaw
First Indian Commander-in-Chief of India
Gen. K.M. Cariappa
First Chief of the Army Staff (Indian)
First Chief of the Naval Staff (Indian)
Vice Admiral R.D. Katari
First Chief of the Air Force Staff (India)
Subroto Mukherjee
First Indian in British Parliament
Dada Bhai Nauroji
First Indian recipient of Victoria Cross (highest award before independence)
Khudada Khan
First Indian to circumnavigate the globe
Lt. Col K.S. Rao
First Indian to reach the South Pole
Col J.K. Bajaj (1989)
First Indian to make a solo air flight
JRD Tata
First Indian to visit England
Raja Rammohan Roy (1832)
First Indian Member of House of Lords (British)
Lord S.P. Sinha
First Bar-at-Law
J.M. Tagore
First Chairman of Rajya Sabha
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan (1952 - 62)
First Indian Test Cricketer
K.S. Ranjitsingh
First Air Marshall
Arjan Singh
First Judge to face impeachment in the Lock Sabha
Justice V.Ramaswami (1993)
Fastest Shorthand writer
Dr. G.D. Bhist (250 wpm)


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