Congrats, Balaji anna!

   A.

On Nov 13, 2017 03:37, "Satdeep Gill" <sg...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Balaji is an amazing contributor and this is a well deserved recognition
> for him.
>
> Best,
> Satdeep
>
> On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 8:06 PM, Tito Dutta <trulyt...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>>
>>> Best
>>>
>>> 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:
>>>>
>>>>> Greetings,
>>>>>
>>>>> 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
>>>>> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ACentralAuth&target=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 <https://twitter.com/tawikisource>.
>>>>>
>>>>> 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.*
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Krishna Chaitanya Velaga
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>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
>>>> Parul
>>>>
>>>> My Blog <http://happinessandfood.com/>
>>>> My Professional Profile <http://in.linkedin.com/in/parulthakur>
>>>>
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