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1). First lady to become Miss
World - Rita Faria
2). First woman judge in Supreme
Court - Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima
2). First woman Ambassador -
Miss C.B. Muthamma
3). First woman Governor of a
state in free India - Mrs Sarojini
3). First woman Speaker of a State
Assembly - Shanno Devi
4). First woman Prime Minister -
Mrs Indira Gandhi
5). First woman Minister in a
Government - Rajkumari Amrit
6). First woman to climb Mount
Everest - Bachhendri Pal
7). First woman to climb Mount
Everest twice - Santosh Yadav
8). First woman President of
Indian National Congress - Mrs
Annie Besant
9). First woman pilot in Indian Air
Force - Harita Kaur Dayal
10). First woman Graduates -
Kadambini Ganguly and
Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
11). First woman Airline Pilot -
Durba Banerjee
12). First woman Honours
Graduate - Kamini Roy, 1886
13). First woman Olympic medal
Winner - Karnam Malleswari, 2000
14). First woman Asian Games
Gold Medal Winner - Kamlijit
15). First woman Lawyer - Cornelia
16). First woman President of
United Nations General Assembly
- Mrs Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
17).First woman Chief Minister of
an Indian State - Mrs Sucheta
18).Firstwoman Chairman of
Union Public Service Commission -
Roze Millian Bethew
19).First woman Director General
of Police - Kanchan Chaudhary
20).First woman Judge - Anna
Chandy (She became judge in a
district court in 1937)
21).First woman Cheif Justice of
High Court - Mrs Leela Seth
(Himachal Pradesh High Court)
22).First woman Judge in Supreme
Court of India - Kumari Justice M.
Fathima Beevi
23).First woman Lieutenant
General - Puneeta Arora
24).First woman Air Vice Marshal -
P. Bandopadhyaya
25).First woman chairperson of
Indian Airlines - Sushma Chawla
26).First woman IPS officer - Mrs.
Kiran Bedi
27).First and last Muslim woman
ruler of India - Razia Sultan
28).First woman to receive Ashoka
Chakra - Nirja Bhanot
29).First woman to receive
Jnanpith Award - Ashapurna Devi
30).First woman to cross English
Channel - Aarti Saha
31).First woman to receive Nobel
Prize - Mother Teresa
32).First woman to receive Bharat
Ratna - Mrs Indira Gandhi
33).First woman to receive
Jnanpith Award - Ashpurna Devi