He's User:Karthikndr on enwiki.

Swaroop Rao
(MikeLynch <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:MikeLynch>)





On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 01:22, Theo10011 <de10...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Just out of curiosity, Who is Karthik?
>
> Anyone from Mumbai community aware? a username perhaps?
>
> Regards
> Theo
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 11:13 PM, Sue Gardner <sgard...@wikimedia.org>wrote:
>
>> Hey folks,
>>
>> I just saw that Indian editor Karthik Nadar is in the banners today,
>> with a beautiful appeal. Go, India!
>>
>>
>> https://wikimediafoundation.org/w/index.php?title=L11_1202_KN/en/US&utm_source=B11_1202_Karthik2&utm_medium=sitenotice&utm_campaign=C11_1202_DayvMat_US&language=en&uselang=en&country=US&referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FMain_Page
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Sue
>>
>> Here's the text:
>>
>> From Wikipedia author Karthik Nadar
>>
>> On the day a terrorist attack ripped through the heart of my city,
>> Wikipedia changed my life.
>>
>> The 2011 bombings in Mumbai made international headlines, but at the
>> moment the crisis struck, there was no straightforward information
>> about what had happened.
>>
>> I knew I couldn’t be the only one looking for answers. So I went out
>> to take photos, uploaded a map I pasted together, and made sure the
>> Wikipedia article on the incident would help people make sense of the
>> chaos.
>>
>> Since then, I’ve made thousands of edits to Wikipedia articles. My
>> experience that day on Wikipedia made my passion for photojournalism
>> clear, and I’ve followed that path ever since.
>>
>> I felt so grateful for Wikipedia, and when I learned how it stays
>> online, I donated 250 rupees to do my part. Will you make a donation
>> to keep this valuable resource available around the world?
>>
>> Wikipedia enables us to share the world. With 470 million different
>> visitors every month, it’s revolutionized the way we consume and
>> spread information -- sometimes even down to the moment it happens.
>>
>> And it does it all for free -- with zero ads, under 1,000 servers and
>> fewer than 100 staff.
>>
>> That’s amazing. Just look at Google or Facebook. They have hundreds of
>> thousands of servers and tens of thousands of staff.
>>
>> It’s no wonder Wikipedia is the 5th most popular and most visited site
>> online. And it’s also no wonder why they need support every year from
>> people like me and you.
>>
>> Will you pitch in $5, $20, $50 or whatever you think Wikipedia is worth
>> to you?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Karthik Nadar
>> Wikipedia author
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Sue Gardner
>> Executive Director
>> Wikimedia Foundation
>>
>> 415 839 6885 office
>> 415 816 9967 cell
>>
>> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in
>> the sum of all knowledge.  Help us make it a reality!
>>
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