Dear Muzammil,
You could try getting in touch with Prof.Uday Narayan Singh, a famous
Maithili poet and linguist. See: http://www.udayanarayana.com/. His phone
number and address are available from this site.

Regards,
Tejaswini

On 6 October 2014 17:52, muzammil <muzammil.wikipe...@gmail.com> wrote:

>  Dear friends,
>
> I am pleased to inform you that the language committee is ready to approve
> independent Maithili Wikipedia project.[1]
>
> In a related development, a separate mailing list for the language which
> was denied earlier has been approved on my request for reconsideration. [2]
>
> I just need an endorsement from Maithili language experts that the
> painstakingly developed content in the incubator project (
> https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:PrefixIndex/Wp/mai)  is that
> of the language and NOT ANOTHER LANGUAGE.
>
> I request help from any friendly quarter -- WMIN / CIS / other volunteers
> in this direction.
>
> Regards,
> Muzammil
>
> [1] *Email for Language Committee Member WF Warburg*:
>
>  Hello Muzammil and Ganesh,
>
>  the activity of Maithili Wikipedia in Incubator is now acceptable for
> approval indeed.
>  The Language committee is willing to approve it, but usually for the
> first Wikimedia project in a language, we contact a linguist or other
> scholar who is an expert in the language, and ask him to verify that the
> content in Incubator is indeed written in this language (as I already
> explained to Ganesh when we talked in London).
>
>  Do you know any such linguists/expert on Maithili language which LangCom
> could contact for this verification?
>  Best regards,
> MF-Warburg
>
> [2] https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=44938
>
>
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Tejaswini Niranjana, PhD
Senior Fellow - Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS)
Visiting Professor - Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Humanities, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Advisor, Access to Knowledge Programme, Centre for Internet and Society
Visiting Faculty - Centre for Contemporary Studies, Indian Institute
of Science (CCS-IISc)

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