Saturday, August 31, 2013

Facts about female chief ministers of Indian States

  • Sucheta Kriplani is the first woman to be chief minister of any state in India.

  • Syeda Anwara Taimur is the first muslim female who became the chief minister.

  • J. Jayalalithaa is a film actress who became CM.

  • Mayawait is the first dalit CM of any Indian state.

  • Mamata Banerjee became CM after uprooting 34 year old Left front rule in the state.

  • Vasundhara Raje belongs to royal Maratha Scindia family.

  • Sheila Dikshit is the only woman chief minister to lead a government for a third consecutive term.

  • Rajinder Kaur Bhattal is the first and only Female CM of Punjab till date.

  • Janaki Ramachandran was CM only for 23 days.

  • Shashikala Kakodkar is the first female CM of GOA.

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