Indore's Suyash Dixit Declared Himself King of No Man's Land Near Egypt

The previously unclaimed land of Bir Tawil is an 800-square-mile strip of land south of the Egyptian border north of Sudan

The previously unclaimed land of Bir Tawil is an 800-square-mile strip of land south of the Egyptian border north of Sudan

He "founded" the Kingdom of Dixit (KOD) and in Game of Thrones style declared himself the king. "However, it did not last long as I made my father the president of the kingdom".

He undertook a journey from his hometown of Indore, India, to this region and declared himself as the "first king of Dixit". What is more, his online petition to the United Nations seeking recognition of his claim has found 800 supporters, and counting.Dixit, CEO of a tech firm, was travelling to Cairo for a software developers' conference at the beginning of November when he read about Bir Tawil, a large stretch of territory between the two countries.

Dixit, who is from Indore took to Facebook to explain his journey of becoming the King of the no-man's land.

In his Facebook post, he said that Bir Tawil is open for foreign investments and people can apply for nationality.

Suyash had some rules that he has to follow to reach that place and describing them and wrote that, "We [had] three conditions; no photos of military areas, be back in a single day and no valuables". We drove for 6 hours straight in the middle of the desert and barren lands and crossing 1 military base to the location.

"Now I know I am not the first one to be there". He named himself King Suyash I, decided the capital city should be Suyashpur, and proclaimed the national animal to be a lizard, as it was the only species he saw around, the report added. Bir Tawil is the only place on Earth which is not a part of any state or country, but humans can survive and live.

Well, Dixit is not the first person to claim the land. In 2014, Jeremiah Heaton, an American citizen, travelled to Bir Tawil to make his daughter the real-life princess.