Indian Ambassador to the United States

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Ambassador of India to the United States
Incumbent
Navtej Singh Sarna

since September 2016
NominatorPranab Mukherjee
Formation1947
First holderAsaf Ali
WebsiteEmbassy of India, Washington D.C., United States

The Indian Ambassador to the United States is the main representative of India to the United States. They live in the embassy of India in Washington, D.C.

List of Indian Ambassadors to the United States[change | change source]

Name Photo Entered office Left office Notes
Asaf Ali Asaf Ali c- 1909 2013-08-09 16-24.jpg 1947 1948
Benegal Rama Rau 1948 1949 4th Governor of Reserve Bank of India
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit 1965b.jpg 1949 1951 First Woman President of the United Nations General Assembly (1953)
Binay Ranjan Sen 1951 1952 Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization (1956–67)
Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta 1952 1958
M. C. Chagla 1958 1961
Braj Kumar Nehru 1961 1968
Ali Yavar Jung 1968 1970
Lakshmi Kant Jha 1970 1973 8th Governor of Reserve Bank of India
T. N. Kaul 1973 1976
Kewal Singh 1976 1977
Nanabhoy Palkhivala 1977 1979
K. R. Narayanan K. R. Narayanan.jpg 1980 1984 10th President of India
K. Shankar Bajpai 1984 1986
P. K. Kaul 1986 1989
Karan Singh Dr-Karan-Singh-sept2009.jpg 1989 1990 Titular Maharajah of Jammu and Kashmir
Abid Hussain 1990 1992
Siddhartha Shankar Ray 1992 1996
Naresh Chandra 1996 2001
Lalit Mansingh 2001 2004
Ronen Sen Defense.gov News Photo 070716-D-9880W-084 (cropped).jpg 2004 2009
Meera Shankar Meera Shankar at U.S.-India People to People Conference cropped.jpg 2009 2011
Nirupama Rao Nirupama Rao.jpg 2011 2013
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Subrahmanyam Jaishankar 2014.jpg 2013 28 January 2015
Arun Kumar Singh Indian Ambassador Arun Kumar Singh.jpg 2015 2016
Navtej Sarna 2016

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