Thanks Kirill and Yohann. I would personally like to thank Kirill and all the friends at AffCom, and Edward for your kind support in the entire process. Really looking forward to working with you all, and also back home, closely with Yohann and all other friends at WMIN.


On Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 9:46 PM, Yohann Thomas <> wrote:
Dear Odia community 

My heartfelt congratulations to the Odia community on the recognition of their user group 

Yohann Thomas 
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: "Kirill Lokshin" <>
Date: 07-Jul-2017 8:03 PM
Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Odia Wikimedians User Group
To: "Wikimedia Mailing List" <>, "Wikimedia Movement Affiliates discussion list" <>

Hi everyone!

I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized
the Odia Wikimedians User Group [1] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group
aims to bring together contributors to Odia-language Wikimedia projects, as
well as individuals who contribute to other Wikimedia projects on topics
related to the Odia language, the Odia people, and the Indian state of

Please join me in congratulating the members of this new user group!

Kirill Lokshin
Chair, Affiliations Committee

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