Home | Astrology | Classifieds | Fun | India | Kids | Medical | Movies | Photos | Recipes | Yellow Pages | City Photos
Whereincity.comIndia Information

Other Information : PIN code | ISD Codes | STD Codes | Embassies & Consulates
 India InformationIndian States & UTsGreat IndiansEssential ServicesLok SabhaTrains Time Table
 Home >> India Information >> Great Indians >> Women
Login
|
 Register Now 
 India Information
 - About India
 - Map of India
 - Ancient India History
 - Indian Culture
 - Distance from Capitals
 - List of Holidays

 Great Indians
 - Presidents
 - Prime Ministers
 - Freedom Fighters
 - National Symbols
 - Literary Persons
 - Women
 - Scientists
 - Business Persons
 - Artists

 Indian States & UTs
 - Andaman & Nicobar
 - Andhra Pradesh
 - Arunachal Pradesh
 - Assam
 - Bihar
 - Chandigarh
 - Chhattisgarh
 - Dadra & Nagar Haveli
 - Daman & Diu
 - Delhi
 - Goa
 - Gujrat
 - Haryana
 - Himachal Pradesh
 - Jammu & Kashmir
 - Jharkhand
 - Karnataka
 - Kerala
 - Lakshdweep
 - Madhya Pradesh
 - Maharashtra
 - Manipur
 - Meghalaya
 - Mizoram
 - Nagaland
 - Orissa
 - Pondicherry
 - Punjab
 - Rajasthan
 - Sikkim
 - Tamilnadu
 - Tripura
 - Uttaranchal
 - Uttar Pradesh
 - West Bengal


  
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

Date of Birth : 1900
Date of Death : 1990
Place of Birth : India

 Womens of India
  Ahilyabai Holker
  Rani Rashmoni
  Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi
  Kittur Rani Chennamma
  Rani Durgawati
  Rani Avantibai
  Jalkari Bai
  Jijabai
  Begum Hazrat Mahal
  Aruna Asaf Ali
  Rani Gaidinliu
  Annie Besant
  Pritilata Waddedar
  Sarojini Naidu
  Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
  Sucheta Kripalani
  Kasturba Gandhi
  Kamala Nehru
  Durgabai Deshmukh
  Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
  Rukmini Laxmipathi
  Meera Behn
  Nelli Sengupta
  Vijaya Raje Scindia
  Bhikaiji Cama
  Mridula Sarabhai
  Sonia Gandhi
  Sheila Dikshit
  Renuka Chowdhury
  Rajmata Gayatri Devi
  Meera Bai
  Shree Ma Ananda Mayi
  The Mother (Pondicherry)
  Sister Alphonsa
  Mother Theresa
  Sister Nivedita
  Rukmini Devi Arundale
  Begum Akhtar
  Kamaladevi Chattopadyay
  Arati Gupta (Saha)
  Savitribai Phule
  Mrs. Urmila K. Parekh
  Prem Mathur
  Capt. Durba Banerjee
  Cpt. Saudamini Deshmukh
  Kalpana Chawla
  Alarmel Valli
  Anita Ratnam
  Chitra Vishweswaran
  Mallika Sarabhai
  Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam
  Sonal Mansingh
  Yamini Krishnamurthy
  M.S.Subbalakshmi
  Reita Faria
  Aishwarya Rai
  Diana Hayden
  Lara Dutta
  Priyanka Chopra
  Sushmita Sen
  Yukta Mookhey
  Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
  Kamala Purnaiya Taylor
  Mahasweta Devi
  Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
  Anita Desai
  Arundhati Roy
  Madhavikutty
  Shakuntala Devi
  Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
  Indu Jain
  Shahnaz Husain
  Shernaz Vakil
  Ramma Bans
  Naina Lal Kidwai
  Kiran Bedi
  Leila Seth
  Barkha Dutt
  Dina Vakil
  Shernaaz Engineer
  Sathya Saran

Vijaya Lakshmi Nehru Pandit was an Indian diplomat and politician. She was the sister of Indian Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. In 1921 she married Ranjit Sitaram Pandit. She was the first Indian woman to hold a cabinet post. In 1937 she was elected to the provincial legislature of the United Provinces and designated minister of local self-government and public health. She held the latter post until 1939 and again from 1946 to 1947. Following India's independence from the British in 1947, she became India's envoy to the Soviet Union. She then became India's ambassador to the United Nations. She was the President of the United Nations General Assembly during the year 1953, becoming the first woman to hold that position. She served as governor of Maharashtra from 1962 until 1964. Pandit was a harsh critic of her niece, Indira Gandhi, after Gandhi became Prime Minister in 1966. Her daughter Nayantara Sahgal is a well-known novelist.






More on WhereInCity.com
Fun & Info.:Jokes | Shayari | Articles | Poems | Stories | Tongue Twisters | SMS | Quotations | Lyrics | Recipes
India:History | Pincodes | STD Codes | ISD Codes | Lok Sabha | Indian Railways | Culture | | Freedom Fighters | Great Indians
Medical:Doctors | Hospitals | Articles | Contraception | Diseases | Vitamins | Minerals | Proteins | Fats | Carbohydrates
Astrology:Horoscopes | Vedic Astrology | Gem Therapy | Palmistry | Horoscope 2013
Kids:Kids Album | Rhymes | Baby Names | Articles | Learning Centre | Animals Gallery
Photos:City Photos | Celebrity Special | Misc. Photos
Business:Yellow Pages | Classifieds
Movies:Bollywood | Hollywood | List
Immigration:Canada | Australia | New Zealand

Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy, Sitemap, Contact Us
All rights reserved to www.whereincity.com
Site by : Glow Web Services Pvt. Ltd.