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Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations

The Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations is India's foremost diplomatic representative to the United Nations (UN). The permanent Representative (UN ambassador)[2] is the head the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York City.

Ambassador of India to the United Nations
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Incumbent
Syed Akbaruddin

since January 2016
Style His/Her Excellency [1]
Appointer President of India
Formation 1945
Website www.pminewyork.org

The current Permanent Representative of India is Syed Akbaruddin, who was appointed in January 2016.[3]

[4]

Indian Mission to the UN Headquarters in New York

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List of Indian Permanent Representative to the United NationsEdit

This is a list of Indian Permanent Representative to the United Nations.[5][6]

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Notes
Samarendranath Sen September 1946 March 1947 India's Liaison Officer to the newly established UN
Dr. Padmanabha P. Pillai July 1947 1948
Sir Benegal N. Rau March 1948 1952 Also Representative to the UN Security Council (1950 to 1952)
Rajeshwar Dayal 1952 August 1954
Arthur S. Lall September 1954 December 1958
Chandra Shekhar Jha January 1959 July 1962
B. N. Chakrvarthy August 1962 July 1965
G. Parthasarathy August 1965 December 1968
Samar Sen January 1969 July 1974
Rikhi Jaipal July 1974 May 1979
Brajesh C. Mishra   June 1979 March 1981
Natarajan Krishnan April 1981 September 1986
C.R. Gharekhan October 1986 December 1992
Mohammad Hamid Ansari   January 1993 January 1995
Prakash Shah February 1995 July 1997
Kamalesh Sharma   August 1997 May 2002
V. K. Nambiar May 2002 May 2004
Nirupam Sen September 2004 March 2009
Hardeep Singh Puri May 2009 February 2013
Asoke Kumar Mukerji April 2013 December 2015
Syed Akbaruddin   January 2016

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About us". Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  2. ^ "History of Ambassadors", United States Mission to the United Nations, March 2011, webpage: USUN-a Archived 2013-04-29 at the Wayback Machine..
  3. ^ "About us". Retrieved 2017-11-22. 
  4. ^ "Rajiv Kumar Chander appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations Offices in Geneva". www.mea.gov.in/. Retrieved 22 November 2017. 
  5. ^ "Permanent Representatives of India to the United Nations". Retrieved 2014-08-19. 
  6. ^ Mukerji, Asoke (2015). India and The United Nations. New York: Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations. pp. 368 – 374. 

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