Viswanathan Anand is India's first Grandmaster .
Viswanathan Anand became India first Grandmaster in 1988 at age 18. A link can be found below.
vaibhav suri , the 15 yr old .
International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster was created in 1953.
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As there are a number of levels of play, there are a number of champions in India. If your question concerns who the youngest grandmaster from India was, that question is linked below.
Top chess player called "Grandmaster"
In 2002, she received the Men's Grandmaster title. http://www.expert-chess-strategies.com/koneru-humpy.html