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The Wikipedia Bangalore meetup is a monthly get-together of wikipedians (contributors and users) to meet up, discuss, share experiences, reach out and advocate for wikipedia and wikimedia.

As discussed in the Bangalore Meetup 3 in July, Wikipedians in Bangalore (Bangapedians) will meet up every month on the 2nd or 3rd Sunday at 3 PM. The meetups are intended to be structured as follows —Introductions, a few focused talks by Wikipedians to share experience / expertise followed by demos and open discussions on topics of common interest.

Pre-Meeting discussions can be on the talk page please.

Date and Venue[edit]

Date: : Sunday, 11-Apr-2010 3:00 PM IST

The Centre for Internet and Society
No. D2, 3rd Floor, Sheriff Chambers
14, Cunningham Road, Bangalore,
Karnataka 560052, India
Phone: (+91)-80-4092-6283‎

Intended Audience[edit]

Anyone interested in Wikipedia (user, contributor or curious about it). Wikipedians from any part of India or the world and anyone who is interested in Wikipedia! Meetup is open to members of all Wikimedia projects and Wikipedians from all languages. All are welcome, and we are especially interested in seeing newcomers to join the experienced Wikipedians/Wikimedians. If you are interested in coming, please add your name below.

Getting there[edit]

Directions to Cunningham road

  • From Shivaji Nagar Bus stand , come to Indian Express Bus Stop Junction, and go straight to Cunningham Road.
  • From Vidhan Soudha/GPO come directly to Indian Express Bus Stop Junction from there left turn into Cunningham Road.

Directions from Cunningham road to Venue

On Cunningham Road, about half a kilometre from the Indian Express Junction, Center for Internet and Society (CIS) is located behind Wockhardt HospitalFortis Hospital (on the same building). This building is right next to Sigma mall.

Maps Link Openstreetmap

  • Avoid the main entrance of the Wockhardt HospitalFortis Hospital . Enter via the extreme left side gate and walk down through the side of the hospital. Find the small board of "Centre for Internet & Society". Find the Lift / stairs nearby. CIS is on the 3rd floor.


Live streaming[edit]


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  1. WMF board member Bishakha Datta
  2. WMF Advisory board member Achal Prabala
  3. Arunram (talk) 1
  4. Tinu Cherian
  5. GKJohn (talk)
  6. Ravichandar84
  7. Jithesh e j (talk)
  8. Gurubrahma (talk)
  9. Arjunaraoc (talk)
  10. Hari Prasad Nadig
  11. Naveenpf
  12. Philip Tiju
  13. Sundar
  14. Sreejithk2000
  15. BalaNarayanan , DNA
  16. Pradeep Nair, The Times of India
  17. Deepa Kurup, The Hindu
  18. Vinay Sarawagi , Reuters
  19. Sreejithk2000

Remote Attendance[edit]

  1. Ganeshk
  2. Thunderboltz
  3. Devengoa

Signed up[edit]

  1. WMF board member Bishakha Datta
  2. Arunram (talk) 10:34, 16 March 2010 (UTC)
  3. Jithesh e j (talk) 04:59, 29 March 2010 (UTC)
  4. -- Tinu Cherian - 11:06, 6 April 2010 (UTC)
  5. Philip Tiju 04:40, 6 April 2010 (UTC)
  6. GKJohn (talk)
  7. Arjunaraoc (talk) 12:33, 9 April 2010 (UTC)
  8. Sundar \talk \contribs 12:37, 9 April 2010 (UTC)
  9. Vivekrp (talk) [1][2]
  10. Gurubrahma (talk) 11:24, 10 April 2010 (UTC)
  11. Srikeit
  12. Hari Prasad Nadig
  13. Rsrikanth05 (talk) [Will be late].
  14. Naveenpf
  15. Devengoa [Attended remotely via the webcast].
  16. prashanthns (talk) 04:07, 8 April 2010 (UTC)
  17. User:Ravichandar84 The EnforcerOffice of the secret service 15:45, 8 April 2010 (UTC)
  18. Rahul Gonsalves
  19. Juergen Fleger
  20. Anoopan
  21. Kiran


  1. Gingerjoos (talk) 16:58, 6 April 2010 (UTC)
  2. Yann (talk) 03:37, 11 April 2010 (UTC)


  1. Times of India
  2. The Hindu
  3. DNA
  4. Bangalore Mirror / Tentative
  5. Deccan Chronicle / Tentative

Announcements/Event Notices[edit]

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Post-meetup summary/Blogs/News[edit]

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Media coverage[edit]

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