If you have not read “The Inheritance of Loss”, you have missed a literary gem. And Kiran Desai is the daughter of the legendary and heroically popular, Anita Desai. While the mother herself was nominated for the Booker Prize on three occasions, the daughter Kiran Desai is a rage of a writer and won it!

Best Female Authors In India. This is Anita Desai - (I'm on a roll this week with Indian women authors. She's lovely and dignified.

The first Indian woman to have set foot on the American soil and the first South Asian Female Physician to be trained on western medicine, Anandi was married off to Gopal Rao Joshi who was twenty years elder to her when she was just 9. At the age of 14, she gave birth to a boy who could not live for more than ten days due to the lack of medical expertise at that time. And this is when this little girl at 14 decided to pay a tribute to her son and became the first woman physician in India to…

Anandi Gopal Joshi was the first Indian female physician trained in Western medicine, and one of the first ever to come from Southern Asia. She was the first Indian woman who studied.

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Love is what gives joy to all creation. Love is what gives joy to giving joy. I was born of mother love in the beginning. To that mother, joyous thanks and endless blessing. ~Rumi Happy Mothers Day to all beautiful mom's

She was successful and her birth into an affluent family was not her ticket for it. The first woman Prime Minister of India was a dedicated mother. She has left us with morals and values that define modernization on respectful lines.: Indira Gandhi – The Iron Lady of India

Neither secular, nor socialist: Mrs India Gandhi added two words to the Preamble of the Indian Constitution: “secular” and “socialist”. But India is neither. It is a caricature of both.

An Indian politician who served as the 12th President of India from 2007-2012, and setting the record of being the first woman to hold such a prestigious office. A member of the Indian National Congress, she is a devoted mother and a dutiful wife.: Pratibha Patilratibha Devisingh Patil

List of 'First' Indian women in Indian history : Listicles: Microfacts

After taking charge as the Managing Director and the CEO of the National Stock Exchange, she was the part of the five-member team selected by the Government of India for the creation of screen-based pan Indian Stock exchange. Talk about the inherent power of women to handle finances, it does not get better! A mother at home and a brilliant financial planner for the country at work, what more do you expect?: Chitra Ramakrisha

Read motivational success story of Chitra Ramkrishna, She is the first woman Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Stock Exchange in India

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