The first woman to become a Chief Minister of any State in India was -

A. Nandini Satpathy
B. Dr. J. Jayalalitha
C. Sucheta Kripalani
D. Ms. Mayawati
Answer» C. Sucheta Kripalani
Explanation: Sucheta Kriplani, born Sucheta Mazumdar, was an Indian freedom fighter and politician in Uttar Pradesh, India. She became the first woman to be elected Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 1963. The highlight of hertenure was the firm handling of a state employees strike. The first-ever strike by the state employees which continued for 62 days took place during her regime. She relented only when the employees' leaders agreed for compromise.
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