Dear All,

A symposium on "Wikipedia" is planned on 25th Feb. on the occasion of
"Marathi Bhasha Divas” which is on 27th Feb. The program includes
seminar on Wikipedia and launching of "Marathi Wikisrot" which we were
waiting to release for a long time.

Well-known theatre and film personality "Amol Palekar" will be the
"Chief Guest" for the program.

Some details of the program are given below.

Organisers: Journalism Department, Ranade Institute, Pune University
and Pune Union of Working Journalists along with Pune Community of
the Wikimedia India Chapter

Participants: Students of Journalism and mass communication
departments from various colleges under Pune University, working
journalists, students of some other departments and you all !!

Day : Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012

Time: 2pm. to 5.30 pm. (The program will start at 2 pm. You are
requested to be seated by 1.50pm)

Venue: Patrakar Bhavan, Navi Peth, Pune

Aim of symposium: Wikipedia has emerged as a major source of authentic
information and its versions in different languages (including
Marathi) are also getting popular. Journalism students and journalists
should not remain only consumers of this huge and resourceful
information, but they should also contribute to it as writers and
editors. This symposium aims to acquaint the participants with various
aspects of Marathi Wikipedia and Marathi Wikisrot.

You are cordially invited for this program and celebrate Marathi
Bhasha Diwas and Marathi Wikisrot launch.

Thanks and regards,

Sudhanwa Joglekar and Mandar Kulkarni


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