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India, a union of states, is a Sovereign, Secular, Democratic Republic with a Parliamentary system of Government. The President is the constitutional head of Executive of the Union. 

In the states, the Governor, as the representative of the President, is the head of Executive. 

There are 28 states and 8 Union territories in the country.

Union Territories are administered by the President through an Administrator appointed by the President.

Each State/UT of India has a unique demography, history and culture, dress, festivals, language etc. 

According to the eighth schedule of the Indian constitution, there are a total of 22 scheduled languages that are widely spoken in different states.

This Page contains all important gk questions with answers in English on Facts about India, First in India,and First Woman in India.

28. The first state in India to implement Panchayat Raj ?


29. The first women police station?

Kozhikode city Police Station(Kerala)

30. The first Christian church and Muslim church were established at


31. The first Eco-Town?


32. The first state in India has been formed on purely linguistic basis?

Andhra Pradesh

33. The first planned eco-tourism destination?

Tenmala (Kollam,Kerala)

34. The first Biological park?

Agasthyakoodam, Kerala

35. The first archaeological park established at?


36. The first European fort?

Fort manuel

37. The first Rubber Park?

Airapuram, Kerala

38. The first Rubber Dam?

Andhra Pradesh

39. The first Lions club?


40. The first Hunger-free city?


41. The first Mangrove research centre?

Ayiramthengu (Kollam, State:Kerala)

42. The first Arch Dam?


43. The first Sports Museum?


44. The first Water Museum?


45. The first Telecom incubation centre started at ?


46. The first tea Museum?

Munnar (Kerala Tea Museum)

47. The first state which implements Uniform Civil Code?


48. The first Cyber Grameen Centre?

Venkatachallam(Andhra Pradesh)

49. The first Cyber Police station?


50. The first Polio free district?


51. The first Post Office?

Kolkatta(West Bengal)

52. The first planned industrial city?


53. The first fingerprint Bureau established at?

Kolkata(West Bengal)

54. The first Eye Bank established at?

Madras(1945)(Tamil Nadu)

55. The planned State Capital city?


56. The first Navodaya Vidyalaya was setup?


57. The first city to have an e-court?


58. The first totally electrified district?


59. The first Postage stamp of India?

Scinde Dawk

60. The first Newspaper in India?

Bengal Gazette

61. The first National Park?

Jim Corbett National Park

62. The first session of Indian National Congress held at?

Gokuldas Tajpal Sanskrit College(Bombay)

63. The first dam in India?

Kallanai (Grand Anicut)

64. The first super computer developed by India?


65. The first language got classical status y?


66. The first princely state joined the Indian Union?


67. The first place in India where electronic voting machines were used to cover the entire region?


68. The first Islamic architecture in India?

Quwwat-Ul-Islam Mosque

69. The first women's court in India?

Malda (West Bengal)

70. The first Satellite of India?

Aryabhatta (19 April 1975)

71. The first Science city in India?


72. The first Indian woman to go into space?

Kalpana Chawla

73. India's first successfully indigenously launch vehicle?


74. The first Indian Satellite for Education?


75. The first scientific base station of India in Antarctica?

Dakshin Gangotri

76. India's first Artic research station?


77. The first Nuclear Reactor of India?



78. The first Muslim woman ruler of India?

Razia Sultana

79. The first woman Prime Minister of India?

Indira Gandhi

80. The first woman president of India?

Pratibha Patil

81. The first woman Minister in Central Cabinet?

Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

82. The first Indian woman president of Indian National Congress?

Sarojini Naidu

83. The first woman Governor?

Sarojini Naidu

84. The first woman Speaker of a State Assembly?

Shanno Devi

85. The first woman Chief Minister of an Indian state?

Sucheta Kriplani

86. The first woman Lawyer?

Cornelia Sorabji

87. The first woman Judge?

Anna Chandy

88. The first woman Chief justice of High Court?

Leila Seth

89 The first woman judge of Supreme Court?

Fathima Beevi

90. The firs woman Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha?

Violet Alva

91. The firs woman President of Indian National Congress?

Annie Besant

92. The firs woman President of United United Nations General Assembly?

Vijayalakshmi Pandit

93. The first woman Ambassador?

Vijayalakshmi Pandit

94. The first IFS qualified women Ambassador?

CB Muthamma

95. The first woman Lieutenant General if India Army?

Punit Arora

96. The first The first Miss World from India?

Reitha Faria(1966)

97. The first Miss Universe from India?

Sushmita Sen(1994)

97. The first Indian woman to participate in Miss Universe

Indrani Rehman

98. The first Test Tube babu of India?


99.he first woman Railway driver (Loco piolet)?

Surekha Shankar Yadav

100. First Indian woman to win Magsaysay award?

Mother Teresa

101. The first Chairperson of National Woman Commission?

Jayanti Patnaik

102. The first winner of Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

Devika Rani Roerich

103. The first Indian to win a medal in Badminton at Olympics?

Saina Nehwal

104. The first woman nominated to Rajya Sabha?

Rukmini Devi Arundale


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