Sushma Swaraj was the first female Spokesperson of a national political party in India. She has many firsts to her credit as BJP’s first female Chief Minister, Union Cabinet Minister, general secretary, Spokesperson, Leader of Opposition and Minister of External Affairs.
Who was the first woman foreign minister in India?
Sushma India’s first woman external affairs minister. BJP leader Sushma Swaraj (62) Monday became India’s first woman External Affairs minister. Apart from this, she also has the distinction of becoming the youngest cabinet minister in Haryana government at the age of 25.
Who is first foreign minister of India?
List of Foreign Ministers
|№||Name||Term of office|
|1||Jawaharlal Nehru||15 August 1947|
|2||Gulzarilal Nanda||27 May 1964|
|3||Lal Bahadur Shastri||9 June 1964|
|4||Swaran Singh||18 July 1964|
Who was the first woman to hold a union foreign minister?
Sushma Swaraj is the First Woman to hold a Union Foreign Minister’s post.
Who was first woman President of India?
Chief Justice of India K. G. Balakrishnan administering the oath of office to new President Pratibha Patil. December 19, 1934, is the 12th President of India. She is the first woman and the first Maharashtrian to hold this post.
Who is the first prime minister of India?
Jawaharlal Nehru, was 58 when he started the long innings of 17 years as free India’s first Prime Minister.
Who is India’s current foreign minister?
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (born 9 January 1955) is a retired central civil servant of the Indian Foreign Service cadre and politician who is the current Minister of External Affairs of the Government of India since 31 May 2019.
Who is India’s first law minister?
Dr. Ambedkar was invited by Prime Minister Nehru to serve as independent India’s first Law Minister. On 29 August 1947, he was appointed Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee.
Who was the second woman to become the foreign secretary of India?
Foreign Secretary of India
Rao became India’s second woman Foreign Secretary, succeeding Shivshankar Menon, on 1 August 2009.
Who is the youngest CM?
Zoramthanga (b. 13 July 1944) of Mizoram is the oldest serving Chief Minister, while Arunachal Pradesh’s Pema Khandu (b. 21 August 1979) is the youngest Chief Minister. Nitish Kumar of Bihar has served for the most terms (7).
Who was the first woman on the world?
First in the World – Women
|First woman in space||Valentina Tereshkova||USSR|
|First woman to scale Mt Everest||Junko Tabei||Japan|
|First woman to win an Olympic gold||Charlotte Cooper||England|
|First woman Prime Minister in the world||Sirimavo Bandaranaike||Sri Lanka|
|First American woman in space||Sally Ride||USA|
Who is the first woman speaker of Rajya Sabha?
In 1962, Alva became the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, thereby becoming the first female to preside over the Rajya Sabha in its history. She served two consecutive terms in Rajya Sabha.