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Quiz: Answer to “father of” in India” question?


This post covers the Indian pioneers who are considered as “father” in their respective field.

Father of NationMahatma GandhiFor his contribution in Indian Freedom movement.
Father of Modern EconomicsMahadev Govind RanadeRegarded as the ‘father of Indian economics’, Ranade believed that India’s excessive reliance on agriculture was at the root of its problems. For him, economic development meant prioritizing industry and commerce over agriculture. Source: theprint.in
Fater of Nuclear/Atomic ProgramHomi Jehangir BhabhaThe brilliant physicist was the founding director of two institutions – Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, both of which led to immense growth and development in the field of research. Source: india.com
Father of Space ProgramVikram SarabhaiHe played a major role in setting up India’s Space Research Organisation(ISRO). He has convinced Indian Government to set up ISRO after the launch of the Sputnik satellite by Russia. Source: indiatoday.in
Father of Missile ProgramAPJ Abdul KalamAPJ Abdul Kalam was considered the father of the country’s missile programme and served as the president for five years from 2002. Kalam was closely involved in India’s civilian space programme and military missile development efforts, earning him the sobriquet ‘Missile Man’. Source: hindustantimes.com
Father of Comic BooksAnant PaiBetter known for his name Uncle Pai is popular for his comics like Amar Chitra Katha & Tinkle. He was considered as a master of story teller. Source: thebetterindia.com
Father of Indian Software RevolutionFaqir Chand KohliHe is visionary who saw the future of technology, a mentor to many current top executives, founder and first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services
Fater of Indian Air ForceSubroto MukerjeeKnown as the ‘Father of the Indian Air Force’, India’s first Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee was one of Indian Air Force’s first recruits and went on to win numerous awards throughout his illustrious career. source: economictimes.com
Father of Indian NavyShivaji MaharajHis brave experimentation provided medieval India with its own navy, thus proving Chhatrapati Shivaji to be rightfully called the ‘Father of Indian Navy.’ Source: newsbharati.com
Father of Civil EngineeringMokshagundam VisvesvarayaThe birth anniversary of one of India’s greatest engineers, M Visvesvaraya is celebrated as Engineer’s Day. Source: ndtv.com
Father of Indian ConstitutionBR AmbedkarBR Ambedkar, best known for being the architect of the Indian constitution and for his struggle against untouchability in Indian society. Source:dnaindia.com
Father of Indian IndustryJamsetji TataFounder of Tata Group
Father of India CinemaDhundiraj Govind PhalkeDhundiraj Govind Phalke, popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke. He is regarded as the Father of Indian cinema for giving the country its first full-length feature film. The indigenous silent film was titled, Raja Harishchandra (1913).. Source:news.com
Father of Indian SportDhyan ChandMajor Dhyan Chand is considered as Father of Indian Sport

Now take the below quiz and test your knowledge & Memory

1. Who is the father of “Space Program”?


2. Who is the father of “civil engineering” in india?


3. Who is known as “Father Of Indian Navy”?


4. Who is considered as “Father of India” ? (Indian Nation)


5. Who is the father of “Missile Program”?


6. Nirpakh Tutaj” is considered as Father of “Golden Revolution”. What does Golden Revolution mean?


7. K. S. Ranjitsinhji is considered as father of ____________ sport in India?