06 Apr

First in India Happenings (History GK)

Following are First in India Happenings:

1).First President of Indian Republic: Dr. Rajendra Prasad
2).First Prime Minister of free India: Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
3).First Indian to win Nobel Prize: Rabindranath Tagore
4).First President of Indian National Congress: W.C. Banerjee
5).First Muslim President of Indian National Congress: Badruddin Tayyabji
6).The first Muslim President of India: Dr. Zakir Hussain
7).First British Governor General of India: Lord William Bentinck (1833-1835)
8).First British Governor General of Bengal: Lord Warren Hasting (1774-1885)
9).First British Viceroy of India: Lord Canning
10).First Governor General of free India: Lord Mountbatten
11).First and the last Indian to be Governor General of free India: C. Rajgopalachari
12).First man who introduced printing press in India: James Hicky
13).First Indian to join the I.C.S: Satyendra Nath Tagore
14). India’s first man in Space: Rakesh Sharma
15).First Prime Minister of India who resigned without completing the full term: Morarji Desai
16).First Indian Commander-in-Chief of India: General Cariappa
17).First Chief of Army Staff: Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
18).First Indian Member of the Viceroy’s executive council: S.P.Sinha
19).First President of India who died while in office: Dr. Zakhir Hussain
20).First Muslim President of Indian Republic: Dr. Zakhir Hussain
21).First Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliament: Charan Singh
22).First Field Marshal of India: S.H.F. Manekshaw
23).First Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics: C.V.Raman
24).First Indian to receive Bharat Ratna award: Dr. Radhakrishnan
25).The first Indian to cross English Channel: Mihir Sen
26).First Person to receive Jnanpith award: Sri Shankar Kurup
27).First Speaker of the Lok Sabha: Ganesh Vasudeva Mavalankar
28).First Vice-President of India: Dr. Radhakrishnan
29).First Education Minister: Abdul Kalam Azad
30).First Home minister of India: Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
31).First Indian Air Chief Marshal: S. Mukherjee
32).First Indian Naval Chief: Vice Admiral R.D. Katari
33).First Judge of International Court of Justice: Dr. Nagendra Singh
34).First to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen: Sherpa Anga Dorjee
35).First person to get Param Vir Chakra: Major Somnath Sharma
36).First Chief Election Commissioner: Sukumar Sen
37).First to receive Magsaysay Award: Acharya Vinoba Bhave
38).First person of Indian origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine: Hargovind Khurana
39).First Chinese traveller to visit India: Fahein
40).First person to receive Stalin Prize: Saifuddin Kitchlu

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