I'm in as well! If we can rope in some support from the media we should be able to organise a national level campaign.
Deepu Joseph http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Thunderboltz On 5 February 2010 21:21, Kiruba @ Kiruba.com <kir...@kiruba.com> wrote: > AWESOME IDEA. > > We really should get this done. I did the 'Wikipedia Takes Chennai' and > the results have been very positive. > > If we can collaborate and do it on a national scale, it would be amazing. > Count me in for certain. > > Regards, > > Kiruba Shankar > CEO, Business Blogging Pvt Ltd > Cell: +91-0-98415 97744 > Email: kir...@kiruba.com > Personal Blog: http://Kiruba.com > Twitter: http://twitter.com/kiruba > Linkedin: http://linkedin.com/in/kiruba > > > > On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 9:18 PM, Utkarshraj Atmaram <utcur...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> Hi everybody, >> >> As you might be aware, the Britain Loves Wikipedia >> <http://britainloveswikipedia.org/> hunt has been making waves >> recently. >> >> I was wondering if we Indian Wikipedians can launch an initiative to >> get photographs for hundreds of India-related articles that don't have >> even one photograph. >> >> While there have been efforts like Wikipedia Takes Chennai in the >> past, they have been too locality-centric to attract hundreds of >> photographs. We need something bigger! >> >> We have a huge number of articles without photographs in categories >> such as Universities and colleges in India, Companies of India, >> Buildings and structures in India, Cities and towns in India, >> Festivals in India etc. >> >> There are thousands of Indians online -- imagine if they can >> contribute a photograph each about their city, village, workplace, >> festivals, cuisine, school, college or alma mater! >> I'm sure a lot of bloggers, Facebook users and Twitter users will be >> willing to contribute photographs to Wikipedia articles. We just need >> to reach out to them. >> >> I've created a page at Wikipedia:WikiProject India/India Loves >> Wikipedia, where we can brainstorm about this proposal. Please do >> share your thoughts, and add this page to your watchlist to keep track >> of updates: >> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_India/India_Loves_Wikipedia >> >> Utkarshraj Atmaram >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Utcursch >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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