The first Defence Minister of India was -

A. K. M. Cariappa
B. Gopalaswami Aiyangar
C. Baldev Singh
D. Sardar Patel
Answer» C. Baldev Singh
Explanation: Baldev Singh was an Indian Sikh political leader who was an Indian independence movement leader and the first Defence Minister of India. Moreover, he represented the Punjabi Sikh community in the processes of negotiations that resulted in the independence of India, as well as the Partition of India in 1947.
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