Question

Who was the first woman governor of any state in India?

A

Vijayalakshmi Pandit

B

Sarojini Naidu

C

Sharda Mukherjee

D

Kiran Bedi

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Solution

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B

Sarojini Naidu

Uttar Pradesh is the first state which elected a woman as the Governor. Sarojini Naidu, popularly known as the “Nightingale of India”, was the first Indian woman to become the governor of Uttar Pradesh which was then known as the United Provinces.

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