Anil Ramdas

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Anil Ramdas
Anil Ramdas.jpg
Born(1958-02-16)16 February 1958
Paramaribo, Suriname
Died16 February 2012(2012-02-16) (aged 54)
Loenen aan de Vecht, Netherlands
OccupationColumnist, correspondent, journalist, television presenter, writer, essayist

Anil Ramdas (Paramaribo, 16 February 1958 – Loenen aan de Vecht, 16 February 2012) was a Dutch-Surinamese columnist, correspondent, essayist, journalist, and TV and radio host.[1]

In 1997 he was awarded the E. du Perron prize for all of his works.[2]


Ramdas committed suicide on 16 February 2012.[3] Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte expressed his regret about Ramdas' death in his weekly press conference.[4]


  1. ^ "Multicultural Netherlands: Anil Ramdas." Dutch Studies Program, UC Berkeley. Retrieved 1 December 2011. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 February 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Literaire prijzen E. du Perron-prijs 1997 – Letterkundig Museum (in Dutch)
  3. ^ Journalist en schrijver Anil Ramdas (54) overleden – NRC Handelsblad (in Dutch)
  4. ^ NOS website vrijdag 17 februari 2012, 15:49. Retrieved 2 July 2013

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