I just came back from a 3 weeks trip to India, where I
opportunity for doing research for Wikimedia on two subjects:
1. Recruiting new volunteers for Indian languages
projects, mainly Hindi
and Gujarati languages.
My tentative to recruit new volunteers directly was not very successful,
so it leads me to look for new ways of promotion. However I had a nice
wikimeet with three Wikimedians in Ahmedadad. All three are computer
students and only edit the English Wikipedia. Hopefully direct contact
will enable us to work better together on a promotion campaign.
2. Contacting organisations and people who have
some data which may be
suitable for Wikimedia projects, mainly Commons and Wikisource.
I was able to get some documents on Gandhi not available outside India:
a copy of the "Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi" (100 volumes!) and
Sounds like your time was well spent. Good effort!