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First in Governance

First President of India Dr. Rajendra Prasad (1950-1962)
First Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru (1947-1964). The first term lasted till 1952 after which he was re-elected.
First Vice President of India Dr. S Radhakrishan
First Deputy Prime Minister of India Vallabhbhai Patel
First Prime Minister to be voted out of Office India Ghandi (1977) when the Indian National Congress lost to he Janta Party.
First Sikh Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
First Sikh President Giani Zail Singh
First Non-Congress Government by Janta Party with Morarji Desai as the Prime Minister (1977-1980)
First Prime Minster of India resigned without completing his full term Morarji Desai
First Prime Minister to lead a minority government for a full term(five years) P.V. Narasimha Rao, June 21, 1991 to May 16 1996
First Prime Minster from South India P.V. Narasimha Rao, June 21, 1991 to May 16 1996
First Governor-General Warren Hastings
First British Governor-General Lord William Bentick
First British Viceroy of India Lord Canning
First Governor General of Independent India Lord Mountbatten, 1947
First and Last Indian Governor-General of Indian Union C Rajagopalachari, 1948
First Chief Justice of India Justice Hiralal J Kania
First Indian to pass ICS Surendra Nath Banerjee
First Indian ICS Officer Satyendranath Tagore, 1863
First Speaker of Lok Sabha Shri G.V. Mavlankar
First Finance Minister of Independent India Shri R.K.Shanmukhan Chettys
Presentation of First Budget after India’s Independence Shri R.K.Shanmukhan Chettys on Nov. 26, 1947
First President to die in Office Dr. Zakhir Hussain
First Prime Minister who did not face the Parliament Charan Singh
First Chief Justice of Supreme Court to become President of India Justice M Hidaytullah
First Education Minister Abul Kalam Azad
First Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
First Chief Election Commissioner Sukumar Sen
First Minister to regin from Union Cabinet Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (1950)

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