The first Indian to hold the post of Governor General in India : C. Rajagopalachari

India's first Deputy Prime Minister : Sardar Vallabhai Patel

India's first woman Cabinet Minister : Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

British Governor continued in that position even after India became independent : Sir Archibald Nye

The only Indian woman to become the president of the United Nations General Assembly : Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

The first Vice-Chairman of the Planning Commission : V.T. Krishnamachari

The first Indian woman to become a Governor of a state : Sarojini Naidu

The first Indian Commander -in-chief of free India : General Cariappa

India's first President : Dr. Rajendra Prasad

First Indian woman to be decorated with Bharat Ratna : Indira Gandhi

Foreign rulers were the last to leave the country : Portugese

The Mughal Painting reached its zenith in the days of : Jahangir

Mahatma Gandhi's historic Salt march take place in : 1930

The famous battle between Rana Pratap and Akbar's forces fought at : Haldighat

The founder of the Indian National Army : Subhash Chandra Bose

Year in which did the British shift India's capital from Calcutta to Delhi : 1911

The Indian National Congress formed in 1885 under guidance of : Allen Octavian Hume

The popular slogan "Jai Jawan- Jai Kisan" coined by : Lal Bahadur Shastri

India became a republic in : 1950

Posted by Guide Tuesday, April 28, 2009


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