Hi all,

Thank you very much Karthik. and also congratulation to every winner as well as thanks a lot to every participant and volunteer to make this event successful.

Harsh Kothari
Research Fellow, 
Physical Research Laboratory(PRL).

On 04-Nov-2012, at 11:12 PM, Karthik Nadar 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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