Umm.. I'm NOT north Indian , don't live in Delhi, BUT I still speak Better
Hindi [no offence] than some Northies around me, so am I eligible?

2009/11/19 Achal Prabhala <>

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> Subject:        India task force
> Date:   Thu, 19 Nov 2009 16:02:27 +0530
> From:   Achal Prabhala <>
> To:
> CC:     Eugene Eric Kim <>
> name is Achal Prabhala and I am helping the Wikimedia
> Foundation with their strategy exercise
> (, specifically, by
> coordinating the India task force
> (
> While several people have applied to be on the task force, and others
> have been invited, we are still looking for Wikipedians and Wiki
> enthusiasts with some very specific attributes, namely:
> - Hindi Wikipedians (or Wikipedians who live in Delhi/ North India and
> come from there)
> - Northeastern Wikipedians (who originate from and preferably live in
> some part of Northeast India, excluding Calcutta and W. Bengal)
> - Urdu/ Punjabi Wikipedians (either from Pakistan and living there, or
> from India)
> Lastly, there is a somewhat embarrassing lack of female participation in
> the Wikimedia world generally, and this reflects almost more sharply in
> our region. Should any of you be (or know of) good candidates to correct
> this apparent representational imbalance, we are very interested in
> hearing from you.
> I'm writing to ask for your help in trying to identify some names/ leads
> around all four categories listed above. If you feel you fit these
> attributes yourself, please don't hesitate to nominate yourself - all we
> need to know is a little about what you do and why you think you could
> contribute to the India task force.
> Could you please send your suggestions to me ( and
> Eugene Kim ( in the next one or two days?
> Thank you in anticipation.
> Cheers,
> Achal
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