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Firsts in India

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  • Who was first male Governor general of India?
    • Answer - First male Governor General of India is Lord William Bentic.
  • Who is the last Governor General of India?
    • Answer - Lord Canning was the last Governor General of India.
  • Who was the first Viceroy of India?
    • Answer - First Viceroy of India was Lord Canning.
  • Who was the first Governor General of India after independence?
    • Answer - Lord Louis Mountbatten was the first Governor General of India after independence.
  • Who was the first Indian man to go into space?
    • Sqn Ldr Rakesh was the first Indian to go into the space.
  • Who got the first Nobel prize in India?
    • Answer- Rabindra Nath Tagore
  • Who got the first Bharat Ratna award?
    • Answer - Dr. S Radhakrishnan has got the first Bharat Ratna award.
  • Name the first Indian who swam across the English channel?
    • Answer - Mihir Sen is the first person to swim across the English channel.
  • Who was the first president of republic India?
    • Answer - Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first president of republic India.
  • Who was the first Commander-in-Chief after Independence?
    • Answer - General KM Kariappa
  • Who was the first education minister of India?
    • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
  • Who was the first Prime Minister of independent India?
    • Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  • Who was the first Vice-President of independent India?
    • Dr. S Radhakrishnan
  • Who was the first Chief of Air Staff?
    • Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirist
  • Who was the first Indian Chief of Air Staff?
    • Air Marshal S mukherjee
  • Who was the first Chief of Army Staff?
    • General M Rajendra Singh
  • Who was the first Chief of Naval Staff of India?
    • Vice Admiral RD Katari
  • Who was the first person to get Param Vir Chakra award?
    • Major Somnath Sharma
  • Which was the first Atomic Submarine of India?
    • INS Chakra
  • Who was the first Indian scientist to get Nobel Prize?
    • CV Raman
  • Which is the first Indian Submarine?
    • INS Cauveri
  • Which is the first Aircraft Carrier Indian ship?
    • INS Vikrant
  • Which is the first medium range missile?
    • Prithvi
  • Which is the first Indian nuclear centre?
    • Tarapur
  • Who was the first Chief Justice of India?
    • Justice Hiralal J Kania
  • Who is the first Indian to win Nobel Prize in Economics?
    • Dr. Amartya Sen
  • Who was the first Indian pilot?
    • JRD Tata


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