First Indian in Different Categories

 

Sl No.


Category


Person


1


First British Viceroy ofIndia


 Lord Canning


2


First Chairman of Prasar Bharti


 Nikhil Chakravorty


3


First Chairman of Rajyasabha


 S.V. Krishnamurthy


4


First Chief Election Commissioner ofIndia


 Sukumar Sen


5


First Field Marshal ofIndia


 General S.P.F.J. Manekshaw


6


First Foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna Khan


 Abdul Gaffar Khan


7


First Governor General of freeIndia


 Lord Mountbatten


8


First Home Minister ofIndia


 Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel


9


First Indian Air chief Marshal


 S. Mukherjee


10


First Indian Chess Grandmaster


 S Vishwnathan


11


First Indian Commander-in-chief


 General K. M. Kariappa


12


First Indian Cricketer to score Triple Century in Test


 Virendra Sehwag


13


First Indian Naval Chief


 Vice Admiral R. D. Katari


14


First Indian Pilot


 JRD Tata


15


First Indian toCrossEnglish Channel


 Mihir Sen


16


First Indian to get an Oscar


 Bhanu Athaiya


17


First Indian to get Anderson Award


 Ruskin Bond


18


First Indian to go in space


 Squadron Ldr. Rakesh Sharma


19


First Indian to reachAntarctica


 Lt. Ran Charan


20


First Indian to reach the deep sea floor in the Mid Atlantic


 P.S. Rao


21


First Indian to reach the south pole


 Col.I K Bajaj


22


First Indian to Receive Bharat Ratna


 Dr. Radha Krishnan


23


First Indian to receive Jnan Peeth award


 Sri Shankar Kurup


24


First Indian to receive Magsaysay Award


 Vinoba Bhave


25


First Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Economics


 Dr. Amartya Sen


26


First Indian to receive Stalin Prize


 Saifuddin Kichlu


27


First Indian to win Nobel Prize


 Rabindra Nath Tagore


28


First Judge to face Impeachment proceedings in Loksabha


 Justice V. Ramaswami


29


First person to reachMount Everestwithout Oxygen


 Sherpa Arga Dorji


30


First person to receive Paramvir Chakra


 Major Somnath Sharma


31


First President of Indian National Congress


 W.C. Banerjee