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Sebastian Edathy (born September 5 1969) is a German politician.

Edathy was born in Hanover, the son of an immigrant from Kerala, India,[1] and is a trained sociologist. He has been an SPD member of the German parliament (Bundestag) since 1998. He was a member of former German chancellor Gerhard Schröder's red-green coalition, and is now a member of chancellor Angela Merkel's grand coalition. He is the chairman of the Bundestag Committee on Interior Affairs and was chairman of the German-Indian group of members of parliament. He got reelected again in the general elections in September 2009.


  1. ^ Interview mit Sebastian Edathy (deutsch)

External links

  • Edathy's Website
  • "Indians in Germany" by Urmila Goel. Original version of contribution to Brij Lal (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora. Singapore: Edition Didier Millet, 2006.


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