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  1. Governor-General of Independent India — Lord Lewis Mountbatten
  2. Indian Governor-General of Independent India — Chakravarti Rajgopalachari
  3. Indian Commander-in-Chief of Free India — General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa, 1949
  4. Field Marshall — General S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
  5. Speaker of loksabha— Shri G.V. Mavalankar (15 May 1952- 27 February 1956).
  6. President— Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  7. Vice-President— Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan 
  8. Prime-Minister— Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  9. Home Minister— Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
  10. Finance Minister of India— R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
  11. Auditor General of India— V. Narahari Rao
  12. Director of CBI— DP Kohli
  13. National Security Adviser— Brijesh Mishra
  14. Governor of RBI— Sir Osborne Smith
  15. Non-Congress Prime-Minister— Morarji Desai from Janata Party in 1977-79.
  16. British Governor-General of Bengal—Warren-Hastings
  17. Space traveller—S. Leader-Rakesh Sharma
  18. C. S.—Satendra Nath Tagore
  19. Woman IAS—Anna Ranjan George, 1950
  20. Sportsperson to received Bharat Ratna—Sachin Tendulkar
  21. Swimmer who crossed over the English channel by swimming—Mihir Sen
  22. Woman to swim across the English Channel—Arati Saha, 1959
  23. Raman-Magsaysay awardee—Acharya Vinoba Bhave
  24. Nobel prize winner—Rabindra Nath Tagore
  25. Nobel Prize in Physics—C. V. Raman in 1930
  26. President of National Congress—Wyomesh Chand Banerjee
  27. Chairman of Lok Sabha—G. B. Mavlankar
  28. First Woman Chief Minister—Sucheta Kriplani
  29. Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha—Smt. Meira Kumar, 2009
  30. Chief Election Commissioner—Sukumar Sen
  31. Indian Chairman in International Court—Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
  32. Foreigner awardee of Bharat Ratna—Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
  33. Leader of the Indian Antarctica Mission—Dr. Syed Zahuv Quasim
  34. Chief Justice of Supreme Court—Justice Hiralal J. Kaniya
  35. Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratnas’—Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Chakravarti Rajgopalachari, Sir C. B. Raman
  36. Woman Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratna’— Indira Gandhi
  37. Commandeur of the Order of Arts and Letters— Mrinal Sen
  38. Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letter—Sivaji Ganeshan
  39. Posthumally Bharat Ratna Awardee—Lal Bahadur Shastri
  40. Person awarded Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth Purskar—G. Shankar Kurup (Malayalam–1965)
  41. Woman awarded with Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth Purskar—Ashapurna Devi, 1976
  42. Woman Sahitya Akademi Award Winner—Amrita Pritam, 1956
  43. Woman Honours Graduate—Kamini Roy
  44. Woman Director General of Police—Kanchan C Bhattacharya
  45. Successful Surgeon who transplanted heart—Dr. P. Venugopal
  46. Woman to received Nobal Prize— Mother Teresa
  47. Woman Governor—Sarojini Naidu
  48. Licensed Pilot— J R D Tata
  49. Woman Air Pilot—Durba Banerjee
  50. Woman Teacher—Savitribai Phule
  51. Successful heart transplanted person—Devi Ram (1994)
  52. President of National Human Rights Commission—Justice Rangnath Mishra
  53. Hindi Literature person-awarded Bhartiya Gyan Peeth Purskar—Sumitra Nandan Pant (1968)
  54. Indian who won the World Billiard award—Wilson Jans
  55. Indian who won the Grammy award—Pt. Ravi Shankar
  56. Person delivered the Lecture in Hindi in U.N.O.— Atal Bihari Bajpai (1977)
  57. Indian member in British House of Commons— Dada Bhai Naoroji (1892)
  58. First President of Indian Science Congress—Sir Asutosh Mukherjee
  59. Mountaineer who scaled Mount Everest 8 times—Sherpa-Augarita
  60. Writer who was awarded ‘Vyas Samman’—Ramvilas Sharma
  61. Indian Managing Director of World Bank—Gautam Kazi
  62. Player awarded ‘Padam Bhusan’—C. K. Naidu
  63. Actress to win Padma Shri Award—Nargis Dutt, 1958
  64. Indian players played Davis Cup—M. Salim and S. M. Jacob (Singles), A. A. Faiyaz and L. S. Dare (Doubles) (1921)
  65. Tennis Grandslam title winner—Mahesh Bhupati
  66. Indian player who played the test cricket—K. S. Ranjeet Singh (from England)
  67. Scientist elected for Lok Sabha—Dr. Meghnad Saha
  68. Scientist awarded Ghanshyam Das Birla award—Prof. Ashish Datta (1991)
  69. Literature who was awarded Murti Devi Purskar—C. K. Nagraj Rao (1993)
  70. Person, who became High Commissioner in Great Britain—V. K. Krishna-Menon
  71. Indian who was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize—Dr. Safuddin Kichlu (1952)
  72. First Indian who contested the election for British Parliament—Lal Mohan Ghose
  73. Woman Graduates—Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
  74. Woman Chief Justice of High Court—Leila Seth, Himachal Pradesh, 1991
  75. An Indian, appointed the judge of High Court, during the British period—Ram Prasad Ram
  76. Indian member of Viceroy Executive Council—Sir. S. P. Sinha
  77. Leanin Peace Prize— Saifuddin Kitchlew
  78. Chairman of Finance Commission—K. C. Niogi
  79. Woman Doctorate of Science—Asima Chatterjee (1944)
  80. Woman IPS—Kiran Bedi
  81. Woman Supreme Court judge—Kumari Fathima Beevi
  82. Indian member of American Congress—Deleep Singh
  83. Editor of Time Magazine—Bobby Ghosh
  84. Director of CBI becoming Governor—Ashwani Kumar
  85. Person to reach the North Pole—Squadron Leader Sanjay Thapar
  86. Person to reach the South Pole—Col Jatinder Kumar Bajaj
  87. Nishan-e-Pakistan—Morarji Desai, 1990
  88. Magsaysay Award—Vinoba Bhave, 1958 
  89. Miss World—Reita Faria in 1966
  90. Miss Asia Pacific—Zeenat Aman in 1970
  91. Miss Universe—Sushmita Sen in 1994
  92. Miss Earth—Nicole Faria in 2010
  93. Place to get electricity—Darjeeling in 1897
  94. Sound film—Alam Ara (1931) directed by Ardeshir Irani
  95. Colour film—Kisan Kanya (1937), directed by Moti B. Gidvani
  96. Oscar winner—Bhanu Athaiya for Best Costume Design for Gandhi (film) in 1982.
  97. Dadasaheb Phalke Award—Devika Rani in 1969
  98. Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters—Sivaji Ganesan
  99. Test-tube baby—Durga Agarwal, born 1978
  100. Newspaper—Hickey's Bengal Gazette started in 1760
  101. First Lady Doctor—Anandibai Joshi
  102. Satellite—Aryabhata, launched on 19 April 1975
  103. Man to climb Mt Everest—Tenzing Norgay
  104. Man to climb Mt Everest without oxygen—Phu Dorjee, 1984
  105. Woman to climb Mt everest—Bachendri Pal
  106. District to achieve 100% literacy rate—Ernakulam district, Kerala, 1990
  107. Captain in Tests—C. K. Nayudu for the 1932 tour of England
  108. ODI captain—Ajit Wadekar
  109. Bowler who made hat-trick in Test Cricket—Harbhajan Singh
  110. Batsman who made 300 runs in test Cricket—Virendra Sehwag
  111. First Marshal of Indian Air Force—Arjan Singh
  112. Individual Medal in Olympic games—KD Jadhav
  113. Grandmaster— Viswanathan Anad
  114. Woman Grandmaster—Koneru Humpy
  115. First Indian who individually won the Gold medal in Olympic games—Abhinav Bindra
  116. First Indian who won the Bronze medal in Boxing in Olympic games—Vijendra Kumar
  117. Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge—Srinivasa Ramanujan
  118. Fellow of the Royal Society—Ardaseer Cursetjee
  119. Woman External Affairs Minister—Sushma Swaraj
First Women
  1. President of India - Pratibha Patil, 2007
  2. Prime Minister of India - Indira Gandhi, 1966
  3. Central Minister in a government - Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
  4. Railway Minister of India - Mamata Banerjee
  5. Speaker of the Lok Sabha - Meira Kumar
  6. Chairperson of Rajya Sabha - Violet Alva
  7. Governor - Sarojini Naidu, Uttar Pradesh (1947–1949)
  8. Chief Minister - Sucheta Kripalani, Uttar Pradesh (1963–1967)
  9. Speaker of State Assembly - Mrs. Shano Devi
  10. Nominated member of the Rajya Sabha - Rukmini Devi Arundale
  11. Nobel Prize - Mother Teresa
  12. Bharat Ratna - Indira Gandhi
  13. Chief Justice of a High Court - Leila Seth, 1991 (Himachal Pradesh)
  14. Supreme Court judge -Kumari Fathima Beevi
  15. High Court Judge - Anna Chandy
  16. Lawyer - Cornelia Sorabji, 1892
  17. Honours Graduate - Kamini Roy, 1886
  18. Graduates - Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
  19. Doctorate of Science - Asima Chatterjee, 1944
  20. Director General of Police - Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
  21. IPS Officer - Kiran Bedi
  22. IAS officer - Anna Rajan George, 1950
  23. Indian National Congress President - Annie Besant
  24. Chairperson of State Bank of India - Arundhati Bhattacharya
  25. Chairman of UPSC - Roze Millian Bethew
  26. Chairperson of Indian Airlines - Sushma Chawla
  27. President of Indian Science Congress - Dr. Ashima Chatterjee
  28. Woman Ambassador - C.B. Muthamma
  29. Mount Everest - Bachendri Pal, 1984
  30. In space - Kalpana Chawla
  31. Airline Pilot - Durba Banerjee
  32. Gold Medal in Asian Games - Kamaljeet Sandhu, 1970
  33. Magasasay Award - Kamladevi Chattopadhyay
  34. Miss Universe - Sushmita Sen
  35. Miss World - Rita Faria
  36. To Climb Mount Everest twice - Santosh Yadav
  37. Jnanpith Award - Ashapurna Devi
  38. Booker Prize - Arundhati Roy
  39. Sahitya Akademi Award - Amrita Pritam
  40. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - Karnam Malleswari
  41. Olympic Medal - Karnam Malleswari
  42. WTA Title - Sania Mirza
  43. Lieutenent General - Puneeta Arora
  44. Vice admiral of Indian Navy - Puneeta Arora
  45. Ashoka Chakra - Nirja Bhanot
  46. Commercial Pilot - Prem Mathur
  47. Woman to qualify for Olympic Games - Sini Abrahim
  48. Cross Gobi Desert - Sucheta Kadethankar
  49. Pilot in Indian Air Force - Harita Kaur Deol
  50. Grand Slam junior title - Sania Mirza, 2003 Wimbledon Championships
  51. Chess Grandmaster - Koneru Humpy, 2002
  52. Member of Legion of Honour - Asha Pande
  53. Monarch of Delhi Sultanate - Razia Sultan
  54. To cross English Channel - Aarti Saha
  55. Physician - Kadambini Ganguly
  56. President of the UN General Assembly - Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, 1953
  57. Air Vice Marshal - Padmavathy Bandopadhyay
  58. Head a Navratna PSU company - Nishi Vasudeva
  59. External Affairs Minister - Sushma Swaraj
  60. Women's Doubles Grand Slam trophy - Sania Mirza
  61. Gymnast to qualify for Olympics - Dipa Karmakar
  62. Boxer to win an Olympic Medal - MC Mary Kom
  63. Shuttler to win an Olympic Medal - Saina Nehwal
  64. Wrestler to win an Olympic Medal - Sakshi Malik
  65. Athlete to reach the final of a track event at the Olympics - Lalita Babar
  66. Gold medal at Asian Wrestling Championship - Navjot Kaur
Awards
  1. Ashoka Chakra Award to a civilian - D.K. Jatar (posthumous) and M.C Dixit
  2. Bharat Ratna - Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, C. Rajagopalachari, and C. V. Raman, 1954
  3. Commandeur of the Order of Arts and Letters - Mrinal Sen
  4. Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters - Sivaji Ganesan
  5. Dadasaheb Phalke Award - Devika Rani, 1969
  6. Duff Cooper - Nirad C. Chaudhuri, 1966
  7. Dronacharya Award - O.M. Nambiar , Om Prakash Bhardwaj , Bhalchandra Bhaskar Bhagwat , 1985
  8. Dr. B. C. Roy Award - Dr. J. G. Jolly, 1981
  9. Golden Globe Award - A R Rahman, 2009
  10. Grammy Award - Pandit Ravishankar, 1967
  11. Jamnalal Bajaj Award - Jugatram Dave, Satish Chandra Das Gupta, 1978
  12. Jnanpith Award - G. Sankara Kurup, 1965
  13. Kamal Kumari National Award - Sobha Brahma, 1991
  14. Man Booker Prize - Arundhati Roy, 1997
  15. Miss World - Reita Faria, 1966
  16. Miss Asia Pacific - Zeenat Aman, 1970
  17. Miss Universe - Sushmita Sen, 1994
  18. Mrs. World - Aditi Gowitrikar, 2001
  19. Miss Earth - Nicole Faria, 2010
  20. Miss Asia Pacific World - Himangini Singh Yadu, 2012
  21. Nishan-e-Pakistan - Morarji Desai, 1990
  22. Nobel Prize Winner - Rabindranath Tagore, 1913
  23. Newbery Medal - Dhan Gopal Mukerji, 1927
  24. Magsaysay Award - Vinoba Bhave, 1958
  25. Oscar for Lifetime Achievement - Satyajit Ray
  26. Oscar Award - Bhanu Authaia , 1982
  27. Olympic Medal - Khashaba Jadav, 1952
  28. Param Vir Chakra - Major Som Nath Sharma, 1947
  29. Padma Vibhushan - Satyendra Nath Bose, Nand Lal Bose, Zakir Hussain, Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, V. K. Krishna Menon in 1954
  30. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - Viswanathan Anand, 1991-92
  31. Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award - Dr Pushkarnath, 1968
  32. Rabindra Puraskar - Satinath Bhaduri and Niharranjan Ray, 1950
  33. Stalin Peace Prize - Saifuddin Kitchlew, 1952
  34. Woman to win Gold Medal in Sports - Kamaljeet Sandhu, 1970
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