Important Record Makers (India) for COMPETITIVE Exam

Record Makers (India)
1. First Indian to swim across the English Channel – (Mihir Sen)

2. First to Climb Mount Everest – (Tenzing Norgay)

3. First Indian to Climb Mount Everest without Oxygen – (Phu Dorjee)

4. First Indian to join I.C.S. (ICS now is IAS)Satyendra Nath Tagore

5. First Indian origin to get Nobel Prize – (Hargobind Khurana

6. First Indian in Space (first Indian cosmonaut) – (Sqn Ldr Rakesh Sharma)

7. First British Governor General – (Warren Hastings)  

8. First Governor General of Free India – (Lord Mountbatten

9. First Viceroy of India – (Lord Canning)

10. Last Governor General of free India – (Lard Canning)  

11. First President of India – (Dr Rajendra Prasad)

12. First Vice-President of India – (Dr S. Radhakrishnan)

13. First Muslim President of India – (Dr Zakir Hussain)

14. First Sikh President of India – (Giani Zail Singh)

15. First Prime Minister – (Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru)  

16. First Speaker of Lok Sabha – (G.V. Mavlankar)

17. First Chief Justice of India – (Justice Harilal Jekisundas Kania)

18. First President of Indian National Congress – (W.C. Banerjee)

19. First Indian to become member of Viceroy’s Executive Council – ( S.P. Sinha)

20. First Indian to become President of International Court of Justice – (Dr Nagendra Singh)

21. First emperor of Mughal DynastyBabur (1526)

22. First Field Marshal – (S.H.F.J. Manekshaw

23. First Indian Commander-in-Chief of India (now field Marshal – (Gen K.M. Cariappa)

24. First Chief of the Army Staff (Indian) – (Gen. Maharaja Rajendra Sinhji)

25. First Chief of Naval Staff (Indian) – (Vice-Admiral R.D. Katari)  

26. First Chief of the Air Force Staff (Indian) – (Subroto Mukherjee)

27. First Indian in British Parliament – (Dadabhai Naoroji)

28. First Indian recipient of Victoria Cross (highest gallantry award before independence) – (Khudadad Khan)

29. First Indian to circumnavigate the globe – ( Maj K. S. Rao (team skipper of Trishna)

30. First Indian to reach the South PoleCol J.K. Bajaj (1989)

31. First Indian High Court JudgeJustice Syed Mehmood (1878)

32. First Indian to make a solo air flight – (J.R.D. Tata)

33. First Indian to visit England Raja Rammohan Roy (1832)

34. First Indian Member of House of Lords (British) – (Lord S.P. Sinha)

35. First Bar-at-Law – (J.M. Tagore)

36. First Chairman of Rajya Sabha Dr S. Radhakrishnan (1952-62)
37. First Air Marshal – (Arjan Singh)

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