Sudhanwa, Given the promise, perhaps you could repeat your question on the Chapter's wiki and solicit the EC's response?
Warm regards, Pradeep Sent from my iPhone > On 15-Sep-2014, at 14:23, Sudhanwa Jogalekar <sudhanwa....@gmail.com> wrote: > > Dear Viswam, > > On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 4:41 AM, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) > <viswapra...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Dear all, >> >> Kindly see this page on the public wiki of Wikimedia India Chapter >> announcing the newly reconstituted Director Board. >> >> As a matter of self-discipline, Wikimedia India Chapter will try to abstain >> from discussions on its own internal affairs in this forum / mail list to >> the maximum possible extend. >> Everyone is welcome to inquire and discuss any topics related to the chapter >> on appropriate pages or talk pages within the public wiki of the chapter >> mentioned above. From the chapter, we assure you prompt and responsible >> responses there, abiding by the very culture of Wikimedia missions. > > The current messup has happened because of absolutely no response from > the EC to any members and/or community on any of the > forums-wiki/mailing list etc. Whatever you are telling about abstaing > from discussions is just a continuation of the same. > > The wiki page about the new members of the EC was created just > yesterday and as Pradeep rightly pointed out, new members were > mentioned as delegates on the consultation page much earlier. Are you > hiding something here? > > > IIRC, there was a resolution earlier stating that all kind of > decisions taken by EC are to be made public. That has not been > followed for quite a long time. At least from the time I have asking > for updates. Can you please check the internal wiki and find that > resolution and work accordingly. > > Please note that even though this mail is addressed to you, it is > meant for all in the EC. In one of the mails you had mentioned that > you will not respond to any mails other than directing to you. Thats > why this communication is addressed to you in a hope that at least one > person will read and act on it. > > Regards > -Sudhanwa > >> >> >> With regards, >> Viswanathan Prabhakaran >> Treasurer, >> (On behalf of the Executive Committee) >> Wikimedia India Chapter >> >> viswapra...@wikimedia.in >> Wikimedia user:viswaprabha >> >> >> >> >> On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 12:39 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar >> <sudhanwa....@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>> Dear Srikanth, >>> >>> Looks like people are really having thorough knowledge of the MOA. I >>> wish if they could spend more time in actual working instead of >>> studying the MOA. >>> >>> From what ever you have said and considering the resignations of 3 >>> members including the President in the recent past, on the face of it, >>> it seems to me that these 3 people were completely aware of the facts >>> about the number game and they wanted to stall the operations of WMIN >>> by deliberate resignations. None of the resignations have any strong >>> justifications given. In fact, Pranav has not uttered a word about any >>> reason. >>> >>> It is a shame that EC members are fighting like this on a public >>> mailing list and not updating the members (and the community at large) >>> on what is happening behind the scenes. ( I am following up with the >>> EC for more than a few months and not getting any response from them. >>> Probably, all of them were actually trying to do a shutdown that time) >>> >>> Whatever the current EC is doing, let them do the work in their own >>> way and instead of saying that their decisions are void, if you wish, >>> you can go to the authorities and file a complaint about it. If you do >>> not want to get into that, just keep quiet and do some positive work >>> for the chapter. >>> >>> Regards >>> -Sudhanwa >>> >>> On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 8:44 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan >>> <rsrikant...@gmail.com> wrote: >>>> To the remaining EC members, >>>> This is with reference to recent changes in the chapter. >>>> >>>> 1. As Viswa pointed out in the MoA, membership runs during the fiscal >>>> year, >>>> ie April to March. Thereafter, a 3 month grace period is given to >>>> reinstate >>>> membership. It is noted that Nikita Belavate did not renew her >>>> membership as >>>> on 1st of July, hence ceasing to be a member of the chapter. This was >>>> the >>>> first EC member lost. Sowmyan notified the EC of this in the first week >>>> of >>>> July itself. >>>> >>>> 2. On 27th August, Pranav and Moksh resigned from the EC. This was the >>>> second and third EC member loss out of seven. >>>> >>>> 3. An EC meeting was held on 31st August. Certain resolutions were >>>> passed >>>> regarding coopting a new member and appointing new office bearers etc. >>>> However a non EC member, Nikita, who ceased to be an EC member as of 1st >>>> July due to non renewal of membership was allowed to participate by the >>>> Chair, thus making both the meetings and resolutions illegal, null and >>>> void. >>>> >>>> 4. I resigned on the 3rd of September, making it the loss of EC member >>>> number 4. As per the MoA, Article VII, 1c, the board needs to have a >>>> minimum >>>> quorum of 4 members to function, hence with only 3 EC members left >>>> (Jayanta, >>>> Karthik, Karthik), no meeting can be held and no resolution can be >>>> passed. >>>> >>>> 5. Since the chapter is now in a limbo, I suggest that the three EC >>>> members >>>> now contact the Registrar of Societies, Government of Karnataka and ask >>>> them >>>> to appoint an administrator to conduct the Annual General Meeting and >>>> elections As Soon As Possible and run the organisation in the interim. >>>> >>>> 6. WMF employees, please take note that the Chapter EC is in minority >>>> and >>>> cannot take any decision at the moment. >>>> >>>> P.S: I understand a few days after the renewal of membership, Nikita put >>>> in >>>> a fresh application for membership. However, it was not put up to the EC >>>> prior to my leaving. Since the EC is now in minority, it cannot approve >>>> hers >>>> or any other new applications until elections are held. If an >>>> administrator >>>> is appointed by the Registrar of Societies, the administrator would have >>>> the >>>> power to approve new applications. >>>> >>>> >>>> -- >>>> Regards, >>>> Srikanth Ramakrishnan, >>>> What goes around, may not necessarily come around, it may simply bounce >>>> back. >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org >> To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > > > -- > > ~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~! > web: www.sudhanwa.com blog: www.sudhanwa.in > Twitter: sudhanwa Check on FB, Linkedin for more. > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l