Thank you, Abhishek, for the post. Abhishek and Konarak are potential long-term and high-quality contributors to Gujarati and English Wikipedia projects. Please join me in welcoming them.
anirudh On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:27 PM, Abhishek Joshi <abhishek2...@gmail.com>wrote: > Dear all, > > Let me give you a brief update on things we did in Ahmedabad Meet Up to > celebrate Wikipedia's 11th birthday. > > *Our Main Agenda:* > > > 1. Celebrating Wikipedia 11th Birthday > 2. Spreading awareness of Wikipedia in Gujarat/Ahmedabad > 3. Introducing Wikipedia project Gujarat to the Ahmedabad > community > > > > > On *11th Birthday of Wikipedia* Ahmedabad Wikimedia Community organize > the Ahmedabad Second Meetup at Gandhi Ashram (Sabarmati Ashram). The meet > up was organized by Anirudh Bhati & Abhishek Joshi. > > > Due to the Sankrant festival a very few wikipedian’s turned out in the > meet up so we met with few community members (Parag Patel, Konark Ratnakar > and Nakul Chugan). As we were *5 members* we had gone to nearest > restaurant for the celebration. > > > Anirudh started with giving a presentation on Wikipedia Project India and > Wikipedia Project Gujarat. > > > He further mentioned the role they would play to bridge the gap between > people who have the freedom to edit Wikipedia and those who actually do > > so. He encouraged them to join one of the finest groups of people in the > world - Wikipedians. He outlined the sequence of events, the training they > would receive. He said that due to the need to start off the program right > away, the program would begin with those aspirants who already had the > skills being looked for especially the knowledge of the Wikipedia world. > > Our main focus is on Wikipedia Project Gujarat and on improving the > articles and spreading awareness of Wikipedia over Gujarat region. The > aspirants responded with interest and a lot of questions. > > After some discussion we have celebrated the Wikipedia’s 11th Birthday by > cutting the beautiful chocolate flavoured cake. > > This meetup was quite productive and the Ahmedabad community took the > contact details of all participants, promising to get back to them soon > with different meet ups. > > Below are the links of Ahmedabad Meet up Details and Photographs of the > same. > *Ahmedabad > Meetup-2<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Ahmedabad/Ahmedabad2> > * > *Ahmedabad Meetup-2 > Photographs<http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Ahmedabad_Meetup_Jan2012> > * > > -- > * > > Regards, > > Abhi > * > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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