Vishwa,

This list is moderated by Srikanth Lakshmanan and not Srikanth Ramakrishnan.

Warm regards,
Pradeep

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> On 13-Sep-2014, at 2:09, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) <viswapra...@gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> Dear Srikanth,
> 
> Please read the bye-laws once again and always quote from the bye-law in 
> exact verbatim.
> For your convenience, here is a copy of the MoA:
> http://wiki.wikimedia.in/images/2/20/ChapterRegDocsEnglish.pdf
> 
> I shall even direct you to the exact location for this particular clause:
> It is at Article V, Section 2 (on page 8th of the whole 18 page PDF volume).
> 
> Also, please be careful so that such uneducated and precisely planned doubts 
> does not hit back at cases of your own (as well as Karthik's) membership 
> validity and cessation,   if not for any previous instances.   
> 
> 
> Thanks and regards,
> Viswam
> 
> PS. BTW, why is it that my mails are not being transmitted through this list? 
> How do I know how long this may have been happening? Being one of the 
> administrators, you may have a clue. ;)
> 
> 
> 
>> On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 12:29 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan 
>> <srik.r...@wikimedia.in> wrote:
>> Viswa, I have read the bylaws. If a member does not renew before the grace 
>> period, in this case 30th of June, it becomes a new application. 10th July 
>> is not exactly within the grace period is it?
>> 
>>> On 12-Sep-2014 11:42 pm, "ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ)" <viswapra...@gmail.com> 
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I am resending  ( rather, re-attempting to send) an important reply mail 
>>> that  was sent to this mail list 10 hours back from my Wikimedia.in ID, for 
>>> your kind reading. To my great shock, I realize now that, strangely that 
>>> mail never reached our mail-list!
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: Viswanathan Prabhakaran <viswapra...@wikimedia.in>
>>> Date: Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 12:42 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMIN shutdown ?
>>> To: Wikimedia India Community list <wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org>
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Dear Srikanth and other readers,
>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 11:17 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan 
>>>> <rsrikant...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Viswa,
>>>> Prior to the departure of several EC members,  resolution had been passed 
>>>> to accept the draft Coi policy that was done by me with Karthik's help. 
>>>> Please ensure that it is implemented.
>>> 
>>> A new draft is being prepared, (stemmed from your draft, thank you, 
>>> Srikanth), incorporating additional details conforming to international 
>>> standards for non-profit  organizations. Within a day or two, this draft 
>>> will be presented in the chapter Wiki for review, discussion  and 
>>> suggestions by any members (and even interested community members and other 
>>> stakeholders). 
>>> 
>>> The draft will be retrieved back to the EC and will be finally vetted and 
>>> approved as a standard core document during the upcoming Board Meeting on 
>>> 20,21 September 2014 at Bangalore.
>>> 
>>>> Also, you mentioned a board meeting in September. Does this indicate the 
>>>> AGM or just the four core EC members.
>>> 
>>> The board meeting on 20,21 at Bangalore is a board meeting. It will take up 
>>> and decide on the matter of AGM / Elections in such a way as to conduct the 
>>> same at the earliest possible date,  as early as the stipulated timelines 
>>> and documentation requirements (mainly completion of Audit Report and 
>>> Annual Report) will allow. It will also review and decide on the voting 
>>> eligibility requirements of all chapter members who are members of the 
>>> chapter. Further, it will decide on several administrative policies, of 
>>> which, a major one will be the feasibility of enlistment of all members 
>>> (with bare minimum personal data) on the chapter wiki. Some of these 
>>> decisions will be acted upon immediately after the meeting.
>>> 
>>> The EC is also seriously corroborating on the feasibility of  publishing 
>>> every minutes and resolutions passed during its business except for the 
>>> ones require confidential privacy.
>>> 
>>> In the meanwhile, we also intend to invite suggestions for modifications 
>>> and improvements in the bye-laws and other documents via discussions on the 
>>> member wiki. Such suggestions, will be finely filtered and drafted, 
>>> presented and voted upon during the AGM  and will be passed if approved by 
>>> a two third majority.
>>> 
>>>> I say four because Nikita had not renewed her membership as of the first 
>>>> of July 2014 thus ceasing to be a member of the chapter let alone an EC 
>>>> member.
>>> 
>>> You may kindly refer to the Bye-law regarding the norms on cessation and 
>>> reinstatement of membership.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thank you,
>>> Viswanathan Prabhakaran
>>> Treasurer
>>> Wikimedia Chapter
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Please look into these matters.
>>>> 
>>>>> On 11-Sep-2014 2:16 am, "ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ)" <viswapra...@gmail.com> 
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Dear all,
>>>>> 
>>>>> The newly restructured EC has held a telecon tonight (September 10th). We 
>>>>> have decided to meet in person at Bangalore on 20,21 & 22 September 2014 
>>>>> with a large number of tasks in hand.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Due to several reasons, principally among them, a delay in the completion 
>>>>> of Financial Audit Reports, we are forced to postpone the AGM and 
>>>>> Elections by a few weeks, following the recommendation of our legal and 
>>>>> financial consultants.
>>>>> 
>>>>> The above board meeting, to be held in Bangalore, will corroborate and 
>>>>> decide on the earliest possible date to conduct the AGM and General 
>>>>> Elections considering all formal timeline constraints. We will also 
>>>>> meet-up with the Election Committee, our legal and financial consultants 
>>>>> and other concerned agencies.
>>>>> 
>>>>> We are also about to present a few drafts at the Chapters wiki and invite 
>>>>> amendments, modifications and improvements in our constitutional and 
>>>>> policy documents. This will include a 'Conflict of Interest' policy, a 
>>>>> basic framework on the formation of an Advisory committee, simplification 
>>>>> of membership application processes, grant process, publication of 
>>>>> necessary Membership data without compromising the privacy concerns etc.
>>>>> 
>>>>> We will be releasing more detailed info along these lines within a few 
>>>>> days. Till then, Please standby. 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thank you
>>>>> 
>>>>> Viswanathan Prabhakaran
>>>>> Treasurer
>>>>> Wikimedia India Chapter
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 1:44 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar 
>>>>>> <sudhanwa....@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Anivar Aravind
>>>>>> <anivar.arav...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 10:31 AM, Samuel Klein <meta...@gmail.com> 
>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>> >>
>>>>>> >> I am also surprised to see no reply.  Arjuna, do you have any further
>>>>>> >> information?
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > Update on Election commitee process on WMIN Elections is here
>>>>>> > http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Talk:Elections2014
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Any further updates?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>> -Sudhanwa
>>>>> 
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