Congratulations from Madhya Pradesh.
2011/1/14 Arjuna Rao Chavala <arjunar...@googlemail.com>:
> Hello all,
> We are very pleased to announce the successful registration of the
> Wikimedia Chapter vide Registrar of Societies, Bangalore Urban District
> Certificate No: SOR/BLU/DR/1137/10-11 dt 03 Jan 2011.
> We have become a formal entity due to the untiring efforts of Wikipedians
> (in alphabetical order) Anirudh Bhati, Arjuna Rao Chavala, Arun Ramarathnam,
> Balasundararaman, Gautam John, Hari Prasad Nadig, Srinivas Gunta for over
> two long years with support from Achal Prabhala, Wikimedia Foundation
> Advisory Board member, Bishakha Datta, Wikimedia Foundation Trustee and
> Barry Newstead, Chief Global Development Officer, Wikimedia Foundation.
> We would like to place on record the support by Centre for Internet and
> Society, Bangalore, specially its director, Sunil Abraham for extending
> their office support for chapter and community meetings and registration
> support by its auditor Mr MN Rao. The efforts of Gautam John and Arun
> Ramarathnam in working with registration authorities are appreciated.
> We are delighted with this development, as Wikimedians all over world are
> celebrating Wikipedia's Tenth anniversary this week. We have over 60 events
> happening in India(http://ten.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:India). At this
> juncture, we would like to commit ourselves to taking Wikimedia Movement to
> greater heights by engaging with Wikimedia Foundation, Wikimedian community
> in India and all Indians by working with special focus on all Indian
> languages including English.
> With your active participation and support, Chapter can play a key role in
> enabling access to free knowledge to everyone. In the next few weeks, you
> will hear more actively from the Chapter on various initiatives. In the
> mean time, for any questions, please send a mail to executive committee
> mailing list wikimedia-in-e...@wikimedia.in
> Please do check Wikimedia India website http://wikimedia.in for further
> On behalf of
> Wikimedia India Executive Committee,
> Arjuna Rao Chavala
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