विभिन्न विकिपीडीया परियोजनाओं जैसे तमिल, मलयालम इत्यादि की भांति हिन्दी
विकिपीडीयनस का प्रथम मिलन समारोह निम्न पते एवं समय पर विकिमीडीया फाउण्डेशन
द्वारा आयोजित किया जा रहा है। सभी हिन्दी विकिपीडियनस से अनुरोध है कि हिन्दी
विकि के उत्थान हेतु आवश्यक चर्चा हेतु इसमें अवश्य भाग लें-
पता:-Top Floor, G-15, Near Hauz kauz Market, New Delhi
समय:-रविवार, दोपहर ३ बजे से ५ बजे तक तारिख २७-११-२०११ (Sunday, 3pm-5pm,
सभी विकिपीडियनस इसके लिये सादर आमन्त्रित है
Dear Indic Language Wikimedia Community members,
As part of the Indic Languages initiative of India
I have been having detailed discussions with a wide range of Indic language
wikipedians for the past few weeks. Yesterday I shared the summary of
discussions with few Assamese Wikipedians which helped us to understand the
current situation of Assamese wikipedia. Thank you for the discussions
and ideas that emerged on the mailing list and the talk page.
Today I'm particularly excited to share a summary of the discussions I've
been been having with *Hindi wikipedians*. It is available here:
I will be honest and confess that I was not sure about the level of
engagement I would have with Hindi wikipedians because the community is
relatively quiet in public forums. I'm really pleased to report that I was
very pleasantly surprised by the broad-based, insightful, and constructive
communications. Hindi community might be silent but they are active and
full of powerful ideas. We have seen wonderful Hindi wikipedians like
Anirudh in WCI. Even though the current community strength of Hindi
wikipedia might not be good cosidering the huge speaker base of Hindi, I am
sure the situation will change soon.
Even if you are not involved in Hindi projects, I invite you to read this
report because the points raised are applicable to all Indic languages.
Personally, as someone who has been passionate about Indic languages for
many years now, I found the discussions very educative and informative and
thought-provoking. I have learnt a lot from these discussions and I hope
you find them as useful as I have. I want to thank Hindi community for
their time and their fantastic inputs.
Remember most of the issues the Hindi editors raised are applicable not
only to Hindi but for all the Indic languages. So it is important that
other Indic language communities take lessons from it while building the
As mentioned before, I've edited the discussions to protect confidentiality
as well as to remove any specific personal comments.
Inviting your active participation in these discussions (either on talk
page or in the mailing lists).
I am pleased to inform you that first Hindi
Wikipedian meetup is going to be held at Wikimedia India Office, New
Delhi.All Interested Wikipedians are invited to join this meetup.Meetup
schedule is as following-
Top Floor, G-15
behind Hauz Khas G-Block market (NOT Main Hauz Khas Market)
just off Aurobindo Marg; near Hauz Khas Metro; near IIT Flyover; near Hauz
New Delhi - 110 016
Date & Time-
27/11/2011 & 3:00-5:00pm