It's a nice article: simple, informative and with a call-to-action.  Thanks, 
Tinu.



Hisham Mundol
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On Apr 17, 2011, at 7:40 AM, CherianTinu Abraham wrote:

> 
> The Telegraph , Calcutta : "Regional Wiki"
> http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110417/jsp/calcutta/story_13861947.jsp
> 
> Wikipedia may be one of the most popular websites in the world, but few know 
> that it can be accessed in 270 languages, including 20 Indian ones.
> 
> Wiki Bangla has been around since January 2004, but with little awareness 
> about its existence there have been few contributors. A workshop and 
> brainstorming session was organised by NGO Sanhita along with Wikimedia 
> Foundation at the Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre recently to 
> introduce Bangla Wiki to academicians and NGOS and invite contributions on 
> women’s right and gender-related issues.
> 
> “The Bengali section of Wikipedia has hardly any information on women rights 
> and laws. If we can enrich this section it will benefit many women in rural 
> areas, especially those who are not conversant in English,” said Soma 
> Sengupta, the director of Sanhita.
> 
> Women’s rights activist Vishakha Dutta represented the Wikimedia Foundation. 
> Professors of women studies departments of various colleges were encouraged 
> to select students who can contribute for this section. Some of the 
> participating colleges included Sreerampur Girls’ College, Basanti Devi 
> College, Jaiprakash Institute, Lady Brabourne College and Shibnath Shastri 
> College.
> 
> 
> Regards
> Tinu Cherian 
> 
> P.S. The story is short, but I think it appears on the front page of TT 
> today. 
> 
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