First In India : Female Personalities 3

International Women's Day 2021: The history of Indian women is full of pioneers who have changed our lives by inspiring us. Their relentless zeal, incessant quench for success and willingness to walk extra mile have broken all records and myths about their inborn limitations. They have provided us hope that every girl has the potential to achieve whatever she wants to. Let us have a look about the first Female personalities in India.
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First Female Personalities in India
First Female Personalities in India

International Women's Day 2021: As we know that society of India is male dominating but now Indian women are rising and creating an example. Nowadays Indian women walk shoulders to shoulders with men and achieving in diverse fields like politics, arts, science, law, etc. These women not only generated an impact on India but also are some of the most influential women in history. They inspire us in chasing our dreams that one-day dreams come true. Let's meet some influential Female Personalities of India who can be termed as role models for every Indian.

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First Female Personalities in India


Female Personality

India's first Female Train Driver

Surekha Yadav

India's first Female Tabla Maestro

Dr. Aban E. Mistry

India's first Female recognized as Billionth Citizen

Astha Arora

India's first Female to fly an Aircraft

Sarla Thakral

First Female Secretary General of Rajya Sabha in India

V. S. Ramadevi

India's first Female to hold a Union Cabinet Post in Pre-Independent India.

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

First Indian Woman to get Nobel Prize

Mother Teresa

First Indian Female to swim across English Channel

Arati Saha

First Indian Woman to complete her MBBS

Kadambini Ganguly

First Indian Woman Chief Engineer

P. K. Tresia Nanguli

First Indian Woman to reach Antarctica

Meher Moos in 1976

First Indian Woman Foreign Secretary

Nirupama Menon Rao

India’s first Woman Commercial Pilot

Prem Mathur of Deccan Airways

India’s first Woman Sahitya Award Winner

Amrita Pritam

India's first Woman to be elected as the General President of the Indian Science Congress

Dr. Asima Chatterjee

India’s first Woman to win WTA Tennis Tournament

Sania Mirza

First Indian Woman as Chief Justice of Mumbai High Court

Sujata Manohar

First Indian Woman to receive Jnanpith Award

Ashapoorna Devi

First Indian Woman Barrister

Cornelia Sorabji

First Indian woman mountaineer to scale the seven continental peaks

Premlata Agarwal

First Indian woman amputee to scale Everest

Arunima Sinha

First Indian Woman Chairman of Indian Banks Association

Usha Ananthasubramanian

First Woman Chairperson of National Woman Commission

Mrs. Jayanti Patnaik

First Indian Woman to receive Asiad Gold Medal

Kamaljeet Sandhu

First Indian Woman Speaker of State Assembly of India

Shanno Devi

First Actress in the Indian Cinema

Devika Rani

First Indian Woman Headmistress in school

Savitribai Phule

First Indian Woman Doordarshan News Reader

Pratima Puri

First Indian Woman to reach in Olympic Games

Sini Abraham

First Indian Woman to receive Norman Borlaug Award

Dr. Amrita Patel

India's first woman IAS officer after Independence

Anna Rajam Malhotra

India’s first Woman President of Student's Union

Anju Sachdeva of Delhi University

India’s first Woman Chairperson of Rajya Sabha

Violet Hari Alva

So, these are some inspiring female personalities of India who have created a history and set an example for others. No doubt the list is endless, as Indian women have made great achievements in several fields today.

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