Mahitgar, sorry but I still do not get the context. As far as I know, the
servers of the mr.wikipedia as well as commons are hosted by the Wikimedia
Foundation out of USA and is entirely under US copyright jurisdiction; and
all content on the servers *only *need to fulfill the requirements of US

In any case I think CC0 and PD represent the extreme of freedom that, based
on my personal interactions with artists and photographers, few private
individuals in India would consider. Most individuals seem to prefer a
cc-by-nc-nd. A 2009 study by Creative Commons shows that on Flickr, the
restrictive licenses are more popular (less than a quarter are Commons
compatible) -

This does however raise an interesting question on whether Indian/Indic
users make an intelligent choice of licenses when uploading on Commons. For
a general idea of the break up of files by license-type - see the figures
- the numbers indicated here are tricky as a single file can be under
multiple licenses. However this should give some sense on license
popularity and tell us where educational efforts are needed. PD and CC0
represent under 5% of the files.

CC-BY-1.0‎              6912      0.04
CC-BY-2.0‎           1530362      8.69
CC-BY-2.5‎            277995      1.58
CC-BY-3.0‎           1094029      6.21
CC-BY-4.0‎            157993      0.90
CC-BY-SA-1.0‎          27496      0.16
CC-BY-SA-2.0‎        2956920     16.79
CC-BY-SA-2.5‎         309394      1.76
CC-BY-SA-3.0‎        7586634     43.08
CC-BY-SA-3.0-mig    1087942      6.18
CC-BY-SA-3.0-migd     66639      0.38
CC-BY-SA-4.0‎        1750361      9.94
CC-PD‎                  4315      0.02
CC-SA-1.0‎              3842      0.02
CC-Zero‎              749656      4.26
TOTAL LICENSES     17610490

CC-BY variants    17.42 %
CC-BY-SA variants 78.28 %
CC0/PD             4.28 %

best wishes
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