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In REST API when I pass a value with &(ex: India & China), it throws error and when I checked it in browser it shows &amnp; in place of &.

https://test/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('Team')/Items?$filter=(Title eq 'India & China')

What shall I do to fix this?

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You need to use encodeURIComponent() not encodeURI()

Query Url should look like

/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('Team')/Items?$filter=(Title eq '"+encodeURIComponent("India & China")+"')

encodeURIComponent() vs encodeURI()

If list name contains any special character like /, ?, :, @, &, =, +, $ or #, then use encodeURI().

In $filter always use encodeURIComponent().

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