Many congrats Balaji. Great to see you getting this recognition.
Thanks Krishna for the update.
On Nov 10, 2017 3:46 PM, "Mourya Biswas" <mourya.bis...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Congratulations Balaji (anna)! You are indeed a prolific editor. It's a
> very well deserved recognition and wish you many more accolades.
> On 10-Nov-2017 15:39, "Parul" <sri.pa...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Congrats Balaji! Well deserved recognition.
>> On Fri, 10 Nov 2017 at 3:10 PM, Krishna Chaitanya Velaga <
>> kcvel...@wikimedia.in> wrote:
>>> I am happy to announce the Featured Wikimedian for November 2017.
>>> *Balaji Jagadesh*
>>> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:CentralAuth/Balajijagadesh> is
>>> one of the top contributors from the Tamil Wikimedia community. Though he
>>> started contributing since 2009, he was quite active after his
>>> participation in WikiConference India 2011. Initially he started
>>> contributing to Tamil Wikipedia, but was later attracted towards Tamil
>>> Wikisource, Tamil Wikitionary, and Wikidata. His global contributions count
>>> to whooping 2,50,000 edits. He is an admin on Tamil Wikitionary.
>>> After his interaction with Mr. Loganathan (User:Info-farmer
>>> Balaji was very much motivated to contribute to Wikimedia projects. He
>>> says, "When I was editing in Tamil Wikipedia, I used to translate science
>>> articles from English to Tamil. But faced problem in finding equivalent
>>> Tamil words. The English to Tamil dictionaries were inadequate. Hence I
>>> felt the need to work in the Tamil Wikitionary. After a while there was a
>>> collaboration with Tamil Wikisource and Tamil Nadu Government through Tamil
>>> Virtual University through 2000 CC0 books were uploaded".
>>> As an active contributor to Wikidata, he says that the vision of
>>> Wikimedia movement is, "Imagine a world in which every single human being
>>> can freely share in the sum of all knowledge", but with Wikidata we can
>>> make it, "Imagine a world in which every single human being *and every
>>> single machine* can freely share in the sum of all knowledge". Apart
>>> from regular contributions, he also created templates to Tamil Wikimedia
>>> projects, and also maintains Tamil Wikisource's official Twitter handle
>>> Balaji hails from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, and is a post-graduate is
>>> Physics. He currently works as a Senior Geophysicist in Oil and Natural Gas
>>> Corporation Limited (ONGC).
>>> *Nominations for Featured Wikimedian can be made at:*
>>> https://goo.gl/Fpf4D2, *or can be suggested to this email ID.*
>>> Krishna Chaitanya Velaga
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