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WikiProject India Newsletter, Volume IV, Issue 2 – July 2009 [ edit ]
A number of
India-related articles have lost their , including featured article status Sikkim and Mumbai. The article about Gandhi was also demoted for referencing and image quality issues. Since then, Mumbai has been brought back to good article status, thanks to the efforts of Kensplanet and others.
Transport in India was promoted to status, thanks to the efforts of good article Rsrikanth05, SBC-YPR and GDibyendu.
have been formed: WikiProjects workgroups Railways in India, Education in India and Transport in India. Please join us if you're interested in those topics!
The articles that have been selected for our latest
are collaborations of the month history of Mumbai, Indian Railways, rail transport in India, Indian general election, 2009 and telecommunications in India. We need your help to improve them!
These India-related articles are currently on
: featured article review Kerala ( FAR), Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport ( FAR) and rail transport in India ( FAR). Would you allow these articles to lose their FA status?
– a scavenger hunt and free-content photography contest – has started in Chennai, along the same lines as Wikipedia Takes Chennai Wikipedia Takes The City.
We look forward to more contributions from you. To get started, go to the
From the editors...
Wikipedians in Bangalore organised a ; thanks to meetup on 5 July 2009 Tinu Cherian for hosting the event! Arunram and Tinu Cherian wrote extensively about the meetup, which was also covered by , Wikizine and Headlines India . Photos have been uploaded to The Wikipedia Signpost Wikimedia Commons. Sunil Abraham from the Centre for Internet and Society has offered to help host such events in the future. All in all, the meetup was a great success. Watch out for the next meetup! »
Nichalp, an Indian bureaucrat and major contributor to more than 23 India-related featured articles and lists, was desysopped over allegations of and using paid editing sock puppets. An RfC about paid editing was opened as a result of this incident.
A prolific editor and
administrator, is among the top ten Wikipedians by Bhadani number of edits across the English Wikipedia. Congratulations to Bhadani for also making the most number of edits among Indian Wikipedians!
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