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Women's Day 2018: Incredible women of India

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    'Don't let anyone tell you-you're weak because you're a woman.' - Mary Kom, a boxing champion and Rajya Sabha MP. So true are those words.

    Women's Day 2018: Incredible women of India

    Today March 8, International Women's Day, is about celebrating the women power- 'Narishakti'. Many Indian women have made the country proud in different areas of human activity from space programme to the world of sports. Their achievements have a set a new milestone for future generations.

    Take a look at incredible women achievers of India:

    First women President of India Pratibha Devisingh Patil
    First woman prime minister of India Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi
    First Indian woman in space Kalpana Chawla
    First Indian woman in Army Punita Arora/ Priya Jhingan
    First Indian woman in Everest Bachendri Pal
    First Indian woman in Navy Shubhangi Swaroop
    First Indian woman in Olympics Karnam Malleswari
    First Indian woman who won a silver medal in Olympics P.V. Sindhu   
    First Indian miss world/Miss India Reita Faria Powell
    First Indian miss universe Sushmita Sen
    First Indian actress Zubeida Begum
    First Indian woman singer Rajkumari Dubey
    First Indian woman doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi
    First Indian woman to win Nobel prize Mother Teresa
    First woman IPS officer   Kiran Bedi
    First woman rider Roshini Sharma
    First woman autorickshaw driver Shila dawre
    First woman to score a double 100 in test cricket Mithali Raj
    First flying officer in the Air Force Anjali Gupta
    First female SC judge M. Fathima beevi
    Female pilot of Indian Airlines Durga Banerjee
    First Indian woman to win Oscar Bhanu Athaiya
    Mrs World Aditi Gowitrikar
    India’s first female fighter pilot Avani Chaturvedi

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