AFAIK, They do not have any official mailing list yet. Will advise them to
get one।
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Shabab Mustafa
T. @tarunno
S. shabab.mustafa
W. https://shabab.me


On Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:35 AM Yohann Thomas <yohan...@gmail.com> wrote:

> This is amazing news Haidar..
> Congratulations to the Santali language community.. :)
>
> Is there a mailing list for the community?? I need to add it to the WMIN
> site, in the section of the Indic language wiki projects..
>
> http://wiki.wikimedia.in/List_of_Indian_language_wiki_projects
>
> Regards,
> Yohann
>
>
>
> On Wed 8 Aug, 2018, 20:19 Ali Haidar Khan, <tonmoy...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Dear All,
> >
> > We are very pleased to announce the launch of Santali Language Wikipedia
> (
> > https://sat.wikipedia.org). The site has been launched on August 2, 2018
> > and, after the import of pages from Wikimedia Incubator and some
> > maintenance work, it’s now open for all. Santali Language’s own alphabet,
> > Ol Chiki, has been used as the alphabet of this Wikipedia. Santali is
> > a language in the Munda subfamily of Austroasiatic languages, spoken by
> > around 7.4 million people in South Asia (Bangladesh, India and Nepal).
> >
> > This is a very special moment for us and has been made possible because
> of
> > the joint effort by Santali Language Wikipedian’s from Bangladesh, India
> > and Nepal. Wikimedia Bangladesh and Bangla Wikimedia Community
> > congratulates the Santali Language Community for their accomplishment and
> > are honored to be a part of this tremendous achievement. Manik Soren, a
> > dedicated Santali Wikipedian from Bangladesh, along with some very active
> > Santali Language Wikipedians from Bangladesh and India has been
> > instrumental in this effort. We would also like to thank Shabab Mustafa,
> > President of Wikimedia Bangladesh and Nahid Sultan, a very active steward
> > and Secretary of Wikimedia Bangladesh, for coordinating the effort in
> > Bangladesh and Odia Wikimedians User Group for coordinating the effort in
> > India.
> >
> > It is worth mentioning that the process of creating a Santali Language
> > Wikipedia began in 2012 and, later on, got momentum in February, 2017.
> Back
> > in 2012, Wikimedia Bangladesh organized a Wikipedia meetup and workshop
> > with the Santali Language Community in Dinajpur District of Bangladesh
> with
> > the goal of launching a Santali Language Wikipedia. However, that process
> > slowed down after some time. Then in September 2017, Wikimedia Bangladesh
> > organized another meeting with Santali Language Community in a Dhaka
> > Wikipedia meetup where a decision was made to expedite the launch of the
> > Wikipedia. Following that discussion, a workshop was organized by
> Wikimedia
> > Bangladesh for Santali Language Wikipedians on December 30, 2017. Santali
> > Language Wikipedians from India also participated in that program through
> > online discussion. Subsequently, another workshop was organized for
> Santali
> > Language Community in India on March 11, 2018 in collaboration with Odia
> > Wikimedians User Group.
> >
> > After months of work, Santali Language Wikipedia got the approval of
> > Language Committee on June 28, 2018 and finally, the Santali Wikipedia
> site
> > was launched on August 2, 2018.
> >
> > Let us congratulate and welcome the Santali Language Community.
> >
> >
> > Cheers!
> >
> > Ali Haidar Khan
> >
> > Executive Committee Member, Wikimedia Bangladesh
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