Thanks for the update. Thanks to you, Naveen and the jury  for all the  hardwork and perseverance.
Can you update the (user names/ real names and location of winners on the web site?  I am sure that the winners must be eagerly waiting to receive the prizes and hope you will have some more updates on the same.


On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 11:12 PM, Karthik Nadar <karthikndr@wikimedia.in> wrote:
Hi all,

post contest, we had a jury round for the contest Wiki Loves Monuments, for which the India received more that 16,500 files from various states of various monuments. 2,340 participated for the contest, for which India ranked number one in participants. 

Thanks to all the Jury members and Wikipedians, who have helped with us for Jury; on behalf of me and Naveen Francis (core team members), and also on behalf of the whole of India Community. Reviewing thousands of file has been a tough job. 

The Jury members included:
  • Arun Ganesh
  • Gauri Gill
  • Kiran Ravikumar
  • Ryan Lobo
  • Sreejith K
Special thanks to Arnav Sonara, for filtering thousands of images for Jury round 1.

Winners were declared as per rating, with quality, creativity and importance to Wikipedia. 

The winners are as follows:

First :
Second :http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Inside_the_caves.jpg
Third : http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_9_Stupas.jpg
Fourth : http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Etmatuddaula_N-UP-A12.jpg 
Fifth : http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gateway_of_India_at_night.jpg 

Sixth - Tenth

Very special thanks to:
  • Achal Prabhala
  • Konarak Ratnakar
  • Kothari Harsh
  • Sreejith K
  • Yuvi Panda

Detailed report will be soon made penned. P.S: I'm sorry if I have missed anyone.

Karthik Nadar.
Wikimedia India Chapter.
(Ph: +91-9773608862)

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