Firsts of India / First Indians – Set (1) for Competitive Exams

1. The first President of Indian Republic: Dr. Rajendra Prasad

2. The first Vice President of Indian Republic : Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

3. Indicate the first Prime Minister of Indian Republic: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

4. The first Chief Justice of independent India: Harilal Jekisundas Kania

5. The first Speaker of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India: Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar

6. Indicate the first Home Minister of India: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

7. Mention India’s first Foreign Minister: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

8. The first Finance Minister of independent India: R. K. Shanmukham Chetty

9. The first Defence Minister of India: Baldev Singh

10. The first minister of Information and Broadcasting of India: Vallabhbhai Patel

11. The first Railways Minister of India: Asaf Ali

12. The first Indian who became the minister for Law and Justice of India: Bhim Rao Ambedkar

13. The first minister of Panchayati Raj: Mani Shankar Aiyar

14. The first minister of Civil Aviation: Raj Bahadur

15. The first Labour minister of India: Jagjivan Ram

16. The first minister of Tribal Affairs: Jual Oram

17. The first minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare: Jairamdas Daulatram

18. The first minister of Science and Technology: Chandra Shekhar

19. The first Minister of Textiles: Ram Niwas Mirdha