http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Karthikndr
Hope this helps.

I guess Karthik came to Wiki-conference Mumbai too
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fundraising_2011/India_storytelling#WikiConference_India_-_Mumbai.2C_November_17-20


Reports on Karthik's appeal.
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fundraising_2011#Karthik_Nadar.27s_Appeal_December_3.2C_2011


The beauty of Wikimedia movement is that there are lots of "silent"
contributors that "get discovered" by the larger community one day..

Mumbai community should invite him to the next Wikimeetup @ Mumbai.


-TC

On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 1:22 AM, 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
>>
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>>
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