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
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>
> 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
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