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From: "Karthik Nadar" <karthikndr(a)wikimedia.in>
Date: 27-Aug-2016 21:07
Subject: Re: [wlm-in] [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 in India
To: "Wikimedia India Community list" <wikimediaindia-l(a)lists.wikimedia.org>
Cc: "Wiki Loves Monuments India list" <wlm-in(a)lists.wmnederland.nl>
Dear Community members,
Thanks to all who endorsed us. WLM team has received the grant of INR
1,35,000. Contests starts on 1st of September and ends on 30th September
with the entire activity expected to end on 30th November.
e are looking for volunteers who can organise Hertigate (photo) walk in
their respective city. Please sign up here:
or ping on of the core team member.
Do also sign-up on the mailing list to watch out for activities:
On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 9:32 AM, Karthik Nadar <karthikndr(a)wikimedia.in>
> Dear all,
> We have requested for grant from the Wikimedia Foundation to support WLM
> 2016 in India. We request you to go through the same and help us by
> endorsing it https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Rapid/Wiki
> Regards from Mumbai,
> Karthik Nadar.
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:27 AM, Abhinav Srivastava <
> abhinav.srivastava(a)wikimedia.in> wrote:
>> Please subscribe to the mailing list here
>> On 21 August 2016 at 12:13, Abhinav Srivastava <
>> abhinav.srivastava(a)wikimedia.in> wrote:
>>> Dear Indian Community Members,
>>> We take immense pride in letting you know, Wiki Loves Monuments in India
>>> <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2016_in_Ind…> would
>>> once again happen in India after a span of 3 years. Earlier this year,
>>> Wikimedia India conducted Wiki Loves Green in India 2016 with over 32,000+
>>> images uploaded for the competition
>>> <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Images_from_Wiki_Loves_Earth_20…> by
>>> 6,000+ Contributors, a phenomenal response.
>>> Wiki Loves Monuments
>>> <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2016> is
>>> a global photo competition that takes place generally in September.
>>> Wikimedia India would officially be organising this competition in India.
>>> The aim of the contest is to ask the general public—readers and users of
>>> Wikipedia, photographers, hobbyists, etc.—to take pictures of cultural
>>> heritage monuments and upload them to Wikimedia Commons for use on
>>> Wikipedia and its other sister projects.
>>> We request Indian community to help us make this event a grand success.
>>> Please sign up as volunteers here
>>> We look forward to your ideas, suggestions and strategies.
>>> Srivastava Abhinav
>>> Executive Committee Member|Wikimedia India
>>> Ph - +91-9711739003|Skype: abhinavsrivastava619
>>> Wiki Username - abhinav619
>> Srivastava Abhinav
>> Executive Committee Member|Wikimedia India
>> Ph - +91-9711739003|Skype: abhinavsrivastava619
>> Wiki Username - abhinav619
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Students wikipedians from Mangalore have planned to organise a Photo walk
followed by a week long editathon. Photo walk is planned for 21st of
August. The main goal of this activity is to increase the content of the
listed places in wikipedia.
1. . Mangaladevi Temple.
2. . Milagres Church.
3. . Mary Hill.
4. . Adyar falls.
5. . Ramakrishna matt.
6. . Mosque at old port.
7. . Tannirbavi beach.
8. . Sammilan Shetty Butterfly park.
9. . Pilikula.
I request community members to take part in this event and make it
Thanks and Regards,
*ANANTH SUBRAY P V(ಅನಂತ್)*
Programme associate (Kannada language anchor)
Access to Knowledge program
The Centre for Internet & Society