Congratulations Balaji.

Regards,
*Jnanaranjan Sahu*
*Bhubaneswar*

On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 2:23 PM, Suyash Dwivedi <suyash.dwiv...@wikimedia.in
> wrote:

> Congratulations Balaji
>
> On Nov 13, 2017 10:34 PM, "Asaf Bartov" <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
>> 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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