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Indrani Rahman – First Miss India to Participate in Miss Universe Contest in 1952

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Indira Gandhi: The First and the Only Woman Prime Minister of India

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Major H.P.S. Ahluwalia – The First Indian To Climb Mount Everest

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Ramananda Chatterjee – The Great Indian Editor Who Is Known As The Father Of Indian Journalism

  Quick Facts Name: Ramananda Chatterjee Also Known As: Father of Indian Journalism Famous As: Editor, Journalist Birth Date: 29 May 1865 Birth Place: Village Pathakpara, Bankura District, West Bengal, British India Died On:...

Raja Ram Mohan Roy – The Great Indian Social Reformer Who Is Also Known As The Father Of The Indian Renaissance

  Quick Facts Name: Ram Mohan Roy Famously Known As: Raja Ram Mohan Roy Also Known As: Father of the Indian Renaissance Famous As: Social Reformer, Scholar, Founder of Brahmo Samaj...

Tanjore Balasaraswati – The Great Indian Dancer Who Popularized Bharatanatyam All Over The World

  Quick Facts Name: Tanjore Balasaraswati Also Known As: Balasaraswati Famous As: Bharatanatyam Dancer Birth Date: 13 May 1918 (Madras Presidency, British India) Died On: 9 February 1984 Nationality: Indian Parents: Modarapu Govindarajulu (Father), Jayammal (Mother) Children:...

Gopal Krishna Gokhale – The Great Indian Social Reformer and Political Leader who was Gandhi’s Political Guru

  Quick Facts Name: Gopal Krishna Gokhale Famous As: Social Reformer, Political Leader Birth Date: 9 May 1866 Birth Place: Kotluk, Ratnagiri District, Bombay Presidency, British India Died On: 19 February 1915 Nationality: Indian Parents: Krishna Rao...

Ustad Allarakha Qureshi – The Great Indian Tabla Maestro Who Popularized Tabla All Over The World

  Quick Facts Name: Alla Rakha Qureshi Also Known As: Ustad Allah Rakha Famous As: Tabla Maestro Birth Date: 29 April 1919 Birth Place: Ghagwal, Jammu and Kashmir, British India Died On: 3 February...

Pandita Ramabai – The First Indian Woman Who was a Feminist, Social Reformer and Educationist

  Quick Facts Full Name: Pandita Ramabai Saraswati Birth Name: Rama Dongre Famous As: Social Reformer, Feminist, Educationist Birth Date: 23 April 1858 Birth Place: Canara district, Madras Presidency, British India Died On: 5...

Kartar Singh Duggal – The Indian Top Bureaucrat Who Was Also One of the Greatest Writers of India Post-Independence

  Quick Facts Name: Kartar Singh Duggal Famous As: Writer Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 1 March 1917 Birth Place: Dhamal, Rawalpindi District, British India (now in Pakistan) Died On: 26 January...

Protul Chandra Sorcar – The Greatest Indian Magician Who Enthralled the World with ‘Indrajal’ – the Magic from India

  Quick Facts Name: Protul Chandra Sorcar Also Known As: P. C. Sorcar Famous As: Magician Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 23 February 1913 Birth Place: Tangail, Bengal, British India (now in Bangladesh) Died On:...

Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar – The Great Indian Scientist who is known as “The Father of Science and Technology in India”

  Quick Facts Name: Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Also Known As: The Father of Research Laboratories Famous As: Professor, Scientist  Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 21 February 1894 Birth Place: Bhera, Shahpur District, British India (now...

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