First in India (Male)

    First in India (Male) General Knowledge points and Questions for all Competitive exams in India

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    1 Major Somnath Sharma was the first recipient of Param Vir Chakra, India ‘ s highest military decoration.
    2 Acharya Vinoba Bhave was the first Indian to won Raman-Magsaysay awardee.
    3 Dwight David Eisenhower was the first American President to visit India.
    4 First Asian Games organized in Delhi.
    5 Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw (S.H.F.J. Manekshaw) was the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of field marshal.
    6 Prithvi is the first Indian missile.
    7 Dadabhai Naoroji campaigned for Indian causes and was the first Indian Member of Parliament elected to the UK House of Commons.
    8 Rajendra Prasad was the first President of India, in office from 1950 to 1962.
    9 Satyendranath Tagore was the first Indian to join the Indian Civil Service.
    10 Sir Osborne Arkell Smith was the first Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, a post he held from 1 April 1935 to 30 June 1937.
    11 Harold Mc Millon was the first British Prime Minister to visit India.
    12 Dr. Zakir Hussain was the first President of India to die in office.
    13 Morarji Desai was the first India Prime Minister to resign from office.
    14 Dr P Venugopal, head of the cardiothoracic centre in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), leads a team of doctors in carrying out the first successful heart transplant in the country.
    15 Sir R. K. Shanmukham Chetty was an Indian lawyer, economist and politician who served as independent India ‘ s first finance minister from 1947 to 1949.
    16 Santosh George was the first Indian Space Tourist.
    17 Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee was the first president of Indian National Congress.
    18 Fa-hien was the first Chinese pilgrim to visit India.
    19 Mihir Sen was a long distance swimmer, best known for being the first Indian to conquer the English Channel from Dover to Calais in 1958.
    20 Lt.Ram Charan was the first Indian to reach Antarctica.
    21 Col.I.K.Bajaj was the first Indian to reach the South Pole.
    22 Tarapur is the first nuclear centre in India.
    23 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University is the first open university in India.
    24 Zakir Husain was the first Muslim President of Indian Republic.
    25 Virender Sehwag is the first Indian batsman to score a triple century in test cricket.
    26 Nawang Gombu was the first Man to climb Mt.Everest twice.
    27 Agni was the first medium range missile.
    28 Bhanu Athaiya was the first Indian recipient of Oscar Award.
    29 Rabindra Nath Tagore was first Indian to won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
    30 Morarji Desai was the first Non-Congress Prime-Minister of India.
    31 Cottari Kanakaiya(CK) Nayudu, was the first captain of the Indian cricket team in Test matches.
    32 J.R.D.Tata was the first Indian Pilot.
    33 Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel India ‘ s first home minister and also the first deputy prime minister.
    34 Rakesh Sharma the first Indian to go into space.
    35 K.D. Jadhav, who had created history by winning a bronze medal in wrestling at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki Capital of Finland.
    36 Sachin Tendulkar became the first player to score 10,000 runs in ODIs
    37 Devi Ram was the first heart transplant patient of India.
    38 Lord Lewis Mountbatten was the first Governor-General of independent India (1947–48).
    39 Sherpa Phu Dorji was the first Indian to summit Mt. Everest without oxygen.
    40 Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan is a racing driver who was the first Formula One driver from India.
    41 Ruskin Bond was the first Indian author to get Anderson Award.
    42 James Augustus Hicky was an Irishman who launched the first printed newspaper in Asia.
    43 Wilson Jones was the first Indian to win World Billiards Trophy.
    44 Dr. Amartya Sen is the first Indian recipient of Nobal prize in Economics.
    45 Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan was the first Foreigner awardee of Bharat Ratna.
    46 Viswanathan Anand became India ‘ s first grandmaster in 1988.
    47 Chakravarti Rajgopalachari was the First Indian Governor General of the country.
    48 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the first Vice President of India.
    49 Sukumar Sen was an Indian civil servant who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India, serving from 21 March 1950 to 19 December 1958.
    50 Lal Bahadur Shastri became the first individual to be honoured Bharat Ratna Awardee posthumously.
    51 Robert clive was the first one to get assigned to the post of Governor of Bengal.
    52 Warren Hastings was the first Governor General of Bengal.
    53 Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh was the first Indian Chairman in International Court.
    54 Sukumar Sen was an Indian civil servant who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India.
    55 Dharamnath Prasad Kohli (D.P Kohli) was the founder Director of the CBI, India ‘ s Central Investigation Agency. He held office from 1 April 1963 to 31 May 1968.
    56 P.V.Narasimha Rao was the India first lok Sabha member to be elected with a record maximum number of votes .
    57 Kodandera Madappa Cariappa was the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of India.
    58 G. Sankara Kurup better was the first winner of the Jnanpith Award, India ‘ s highest literary award. He won the prize in 1965 for his collection of poems in Malayalam Odakkuzhal.
    59 Hawkins was the first to visit India by British East India Company.
    60 Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav was the first individual athlete from India to win a medal at the Olympics.
    61 C. V. Raman was first Indian to won the Nobel Prize in Physics.
    62 V. Narahari Rao was served as the first Comptroller and Auditor General of India from 1948 to 1954.
    63 Dr. Syed Zahuv Quasim was the first Leader of the Indian Antarctica Mission.
    64 Justice Rangnath Mishra was the first chairman of the National Human Rights Commission of India.
    65 Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India.
    66 Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar was the first Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
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