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1. Yercaud Elango is in Kolkota till July 5. Is it possible for
a meet? (Shrinivasan T)
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 20:29:21 +0530
From: Shrinivasan T <tshrinivasan(a)gmail.com>
To: "Discussion list on Indian language projects of Wikimedia."
<wikimediaindia-l(a)lists.wikimedia.org>, YERCAUD ELANGO Yercaud
Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Yercaud Elango is in Kolkota till July 5.
Is it possible for a meet?
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Mr.Yercaud Elango is a regular contributor for Commons from Tamilnadu.
He shared 11711 Photos related to Botony with all scientific name and
He wrote 85 books related to science In Tamil.
He is donating his books to FreeTamilEbooks.com too
He is in Kolkota now. He will be there till July 5.
He came there for a training at
He explained his works for commons to the fellow people there.
Many of them showed interest and asking him on how they can also contribute.
As they speak Bengali,Hindi, he feels that it will be better for them
to have a local wikipedian's guidance.
Do we have someone who can meet Yercaud Elango and his colleagues at
Or is there any wikipedian's meeting happening in kolkata this
weekend, so that he can attend?
Reply here or contact him at
It will be great help, if any local wiki community persons can meet
them and guide them for their regular contributions.
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