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Kolkata Wiki Community Meetup

by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Oct 30, 2013 10:51 AM
Recently Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge Programme members T. Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi met wikipedians in Kolkata. The event was co-organized by the Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet and Society and the Wikipedian community of Kolkata.
Kolkata Wiki Community Meetup

Wikipedians in Kolkata

The Wikimedia community in the city of joy gathered near Salt lake during Recently Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge Programme team's visit.  Four Wikipedians from Kolkata, Wikimedia Foundation's mobile Developer Yuvaraj Pandian and OPW intern Sucheta Ghoshal joined A2K's Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi for this meetup. Vishnu addressed the wikipedians and gave a brief introduction about the programme's objectives and plans. Bengali Wikipedians Jayanta Nath and Kalyan Sarkar shared the success stories and activities in Bengali Wikipedia community. They also discussed about the challenges Indian Bengali wikipedians are facing. Wikipedians discussed few of the technical aspects of Bengali Wikipedia over lunch. Vishnu and Subhashish discussed about the opportunities that could be explored to bring more good quality content relevant to West Bengal and Bengali language over lunch.

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