Bharat Ratna Awardees

Sr. No. Name Birth/Death Awarded in Year Notes State/Country 1 Chakravarti Rajgopalachari 1878-1972 1954 Independence Activist, Governor General Tamil Nadu 2 C.V. Raman 1888-1970 1954 Physicist Tamil Nadu 3 Sarvepalli Radhakrishanan 1888-1975 1954 Philosopher, Second President Andhra Pradesh 4 Bhagwan Das 1869-1958 1955 Independence Activist, Author Uttar Pradesh 5 Mokshagundam Read more…

Bharat Ratna

‘Bharat Ratna’ is the highest civilian Award of the country, was instituted in the year 1954 and is awarded by Government of India in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour. Any person without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex is eligible Read more…

First in India (Female)

India’s first Woman President Pratibha Patil India’s first Woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi India’s first Woman Governor Sarojini Naidu First woman Judge in Supreme Court Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi First woman Ambassador C.B. Muthamma First and Last Muslim woman ruler of Delhi Razia Sultana India’s first Woman IPS Officer Kiran Read more…

First in India (Male)

First President of Indian Republic Dr. Rajendra Prasad First Prime Minister of Free India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru First Deputy Prime Minister of India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel First Indian to win Nobel Prize Rabindranath Tagore First President of Indian National Congress W.C. Banerjee First Muslim President of Indian National Read more…

Presidents of India

Sr. No. Name DOB-Death Portrait Took Office Left Office Tenure(Years) Political Party Vice President 1 Dr Rajindra Prasad 1884-1963 26 January 1950 12 May 1962 12Y 3M 16D Indian National Congress Sarvepalli Radhekrishnan 2 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 1888-1975 13 May 1962 13 May 1967 5Y Independent Zakir Hussain 3 Zakir Hussain Read more…

India at a Glance

Capital New Delhi Currency Indian Rupee ( ₹) Area 3.3 Million Sq. Km. (3,287,240 Sq Km) Latitude 6° 44′ N to 35° 30′ N Longitude 68° 7′ E to 97° 25′ E Time Zone GMT (+5:30) Total recognised Languages 22 Total Coast Line 7516.6 Km Area Under Forest 68 Million Read more…