First in Himachal Pradesh : A complete List


First in Himachal Pradesh.

There are many things in the world that take place for the first time. These things are related to science, history, polity, and human achievements, etc. There are a lot of questions asked in exams based on these incidents/inventions etc. So we have published a list of some interesting and important events i.e. first in Himachal Pradesh. The following table will enlist the first in Himachal Pradesh.

  • First Chief Commissioner – Sh. N.C. Mehta
  • First Deputy Chief Commissioner – Sh. E.P. Moon
  • First Lt. Governor – Major General Himmat Singh
  • First Governor – Sh. S. Chakarvarti
  • First Woman Governor – Ms. Sheela Kaul
  • First Chief Minister – Dr. Y.S. Parmar
  • First Chief Justice – Justice Mirza Hamidulah Beh
  • First Woman Chief Justice – Ms. Leela Seth
  • First Speaker of Vidhan Sabha – Pt. Jaivant Ram
  • First Woman Speaker of Vidhan Sabha – Smt. Vidya Stokes
  • First Deputy Speaker of Vidhan Sabha – Sh. Krishna Chander
  • First Chief Secretary – K.L. Mehta (ICS)

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  • First Lokayukta – Justice T.V.R. Tattachari
  • First Chairman of H.P. Administrative Tribunal – Justice Hira Singh Thakur
  • First Vice-Chancellor of H.P. University – Dr. Ram Karan Singh
  • First Vice-Chancellor of Agriculture University Palampur – Dr. Het Ram Kalia
  • First Vice-Chancellor of Horticulture University, Nauni, Solan – Dr. M.R.Thakur
  • First Governor to die in office – Sh. Surendra Nath
  • First Woman to represent in Lok Sabha – Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
  • First Woman Minister in the Union Cabinet(Health) – Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
  • First Member in the Rajya Sabha – Sh. Chiranji Lal Verma
  • First Education Director – Sh. K.L. Sethi
  • First Winner of Victoria Cross – Sh. Jamadar lalaram
  • First Winner of Param Vir Chakra – Major Somnath Sharma
  • First Winner of Mahavir Chakra – Lt. Col. Kaman Singh
  • First Winner of Vir Chakra – Havildar Topge
  • First President Police Medal Recipient – Sh. Gangir Singh
  • First Chairman of H.P.P.S.C Shimla- Lt. Gen. K.S. Katoch
  • First Chairman of H.P.S.S.S.B Hamirpur – Sh. K.C. Malhotra
  • First Person to climb Mount Everest –  Sh. Sunil Sharma
  • Yongest Girl to climb Everest – Ms. Dicky Dolma
  • First to represent India in Olympic Hockey – Sh. Charanjit Singh
  • First Chief Information Commissioner – Sh. P.S. Rana
  • First Judicial Commissioner – Justice J.N. Banerjee
  • First Woman Chief Secretary – Smt. Asha Swaroop
  • First Police Chief (IGP) – Sh. S.R. Chaudhary
  • First Army Chief from H.P – Gen. V.N. Sharma
  • First Radio Station in H.P – Shimla
  • First Private Radio Station in H.P – 91.9 BIG FM, Shimla
  • First Hydel Project executed by State Govt. – Giri Hydel Project
  • First Hydro Project with underground switch yard – Sanjay Vidyut Pariyojna
  • First Railway line – Kalka – Shimla (Nov,9,1903)
  • First Lok Sabha Election – 1952 A.D.
  • First Vidhan Sabha Election – November 1951
  • First Five Year Plan – 1951 – 1956
  • First Pucca House in Shimla – Kennedy House (1822 A.D.)
  • First Governor-General to Visit HP – Lord Amherst (1827 A.D.)
  • First Recipient of Dr. Y.S. Parmar Award – Mian Geverdhan Singh
  • First Recipient of Pahari Gandhi Baba Kanshi Ram Award – Sh. Jai Dev Kiran
  • First Recipient of Chanderdhar Sharma Guleri Award – Sh. Keshav Narayan
  • First Recipient of Parshu Ram Award – Suman Rawat (In Athletics)
  • First National Teacher Award Winner – Sh. Prakash Chand
  • First Person from Himachal to become CJI – Justice Mehar Chand Mahajan
  • First Mughal Ruler of Kangra – Akbar
  • First Private University – Japee University of IT, Waknaghat
  • First Heritage City – Mandi
  • First Village in India to be given Heritage status in 1997 A.D. -Pragpur
  • First IT Park – Mauja Majhol (Wakhanaghat)
  • Oldest Fort – Nagarkot (Kangra) Fort
  • Oldest Princely State – Trigarta (Kangra)
  • Oldest Democracy in the World – Malana (Kullu)
  • Oldest Himachali Newspaper – Kshetriye Tej
  • Oldest Painting School of HP – Basholi School of Painting
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