Comrade Satdeep, 

Respect one's personal privacy. You can approach CIS-A2K or Mr Deshmukh and WMIN and know who invited. Rest, report and documentation has already been shared. You can also write on the discussion page on Meta where report has been shared and find out, if you really want an individual's name public. I am not convinced why an international volunteers name need to be called. 

You are not even an elected member at Affcom, if my memory serves me correctly. You did not hold any work experience which was written as mandatory for the office you are holding. I am not sure if you shared any report for the Hindi contractual job. You want to discuss everything about you on a personal mail. 

Why the difference? 


On Thu 13 Sep, 2018, 9:35 PM Satdeep Gill, <> wrote:
Hi Rahul,

It's very sad to hear about your loss. I totally understand how difficult it must have been for you and rest of your family.

Thanks a lot responding to this thread. I understand your request to personally email you but there are many unanswered questions such as information about the inviting organization, reporting etc. in this thread and it would be better if you can answer all the questions one by one in one email on this thread itself.

Let me know if you need any help in collecting all the questions in one email. I am available to help you. Otherwise, just go through the whole thread (which will provide you with enough context as well).

I agree with you that this discussion will help WMIN and the larger wikimedia community as well. It will also help us ensure more transparency in our processes.

Looking forward to hear from you! Thank you once again for taking out some time to reply here. I believe you must not be fully available yet. So, take your time and respond whenever you can in the coming weeks.


On Thu, Sep 13, 2018, 7:09 PM Rahul Deshmukh <> wrote:

Dear all,

I am extremely sorry to inform you that my younger cousin brother passed away last Friday from severe medical complications. He was just 38 and had been hospitalised for several weeks in critical stage.

Being engrossed in the family issue I was not able to reply the thread for which I am extremely sorry.

Regarding the issue as discussed in the thread I had requested for sponsorship with all needful information from external funding agency CIS, and CIS agreed to it.  Wikimedia India did not spend any fund from its account. 

However this discussion will be helpful for Wikimedia India while disseminating WMIN’s funds in future.  

In case someone wants any other information  in this regard I would request community members to personally email me.


Rahul Deshmukh

On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 2:06 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar <> wrote:

On Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 3:47 PM Subhashish Panigrahi <> wrote:
Just a technical clarification - Asaf copied Rahul in his first emai so he must have received the email. I have copied Rahul again. In worst case scenario (if he is not there in the mailing list), others from the chapter board would have informed him. It’s very hard to believe that the discussion has gone so far without Rahul not being aware Also, it’s important for movement partner reps to be on mailing lists of their own country. 

My bad. Haven't noticed Rahul is also marked in the mails.

Sorry, I don’t find the argument — that Rahul hasn’t replied back because he isn’t there in the mailing list — a strong one.

Completely agree that he should reply.


Wikimediaindia-l mailing list
To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

Wikimediaindia-l mailing list
To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

Wikimediaindia-l mailing list
To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit