History

 

Diplomatic relations between India and Peru were established in March 1963. In May 1963, the Indian Ambassador in Chile, Mr. P Ratnam was concurrently accredited to Peru and the Indian Embassy in Chile functioned concurrently as the Embassy of India to Peru. During this period, following were the Ambassadors of India:

 

Mr. P. Ratnam

May 1963 - November 1964

Mr. B. K. Massand

May 1965 - December 1967

Mr. K. L. Mehta

August 1968 - December 1970

 

In September 1969, India opened its resident mission in Lima, Peru. The Mission was headed by Charge d'Affaires, Mr. P A Nazareth. The first resident Indian Ambassador in Lima, Mr. A R Sethi, arrived in November 1973. Since then, following have been the Ambassadors of India:

 

Mr. A.R. Sethi

November 1973 - December 1975

Ms. Manorama Bhalla

July 1976 - December 1978

Mr. S.K. Kathpalia

June 1979 - October 1982

Mr. Sushil Dubey

April 1983 - July 1986

Ms. Savitri Kunadi

October 1986 - June 1989

Mr. Dilip Lahiri

August 1989 - October 1992

Mr. T. Cherpoot

January 1993 - October 1995

Ms. Nirupama Rao

December 1995 - May 1998

Mr. Butshikan Singh

December 1998 - September 2002

Mr. Riewad V. Warjri

September 2002 - Febrary 2007

Mr. Appunni Ramesh

Febrary 2007 to April 2011

Mr. Manpreet Vohra           

August 1, 2011 to April 4, 2015

Mr. Sandeep Chakravorty

July 20, 2015 to till date

 

In terms of location, the first resident Embassy was located at Paseo de la Republica, 291, Of. 1201, Lima. Subsequently, in 1974, it was shifted to Ignacio de Loyola, 150, Miraflores. Since 1990, the Embassy has been located at Av. Salaverry, 3006, San Isidro.

 

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