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13th Wikipedia Day

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

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 Wikipedia_talk:Meetup/Kolkata/Kolkata13 please.

Intended Audience[edit]

Anyone interested in Wikipedia/Wikimedia is welcomed to join, regardless of the language or the project including Past, present or future contributors. Anyone supportive or interested in the Wikimedia movement is invited to join us for a casual meetup over coffee. Please add your name to the list below and join the India mailing list.

Date and Venue[edit]

The 13th Wikimedia Meetup was held in Kolkata where about forty people attended. 19 Jan 2014.

Date: : Sunday, 19-January-2014 1:00 PM to 5:15 PM IST

19A, Gurusaday Road,
West Bengal 700019

Contact Persons[edit]

  • Jayanta Nath: 9836294438
  • Kalyan Sarkar: 9836063920


  1. Induction session for the volunteers at the Kolkata Book Fair (1.00PM-3.00PM)
  2. Thoughts on 10 years of Bengali Wikipedia & Introduction of Wikipedia (3.00PM-4.00PM)
  3. Press Release for the upcoming events (4.00PM-4.30PM)
  4. Celebrations of the Wikipedia Day 2014 (4.30PM-5.15PM)


It requested to everybody please register yourself, Seats are limited,on first come first served basis. Registration is free of cost.

Registration link-


  1. Biswarup Ganguly (talk) 04:06, 8 January 2014 (UTC)
  2. Shahid Farooqui, IISER Kolkata
  3. Sukanta Pal
  4. Rangan Datta
  5. Pritha Ghosh
  6. Sourav Dey
  7. Ayan Choudhury
  8. Sumantro Mukherjee,Mozilla Foundation
  9. Bodhisattwa Mandal
  10. Sujay Chandra

Interested but not sure[edit]

  1. Soham 15:37, 14 January 2014 (UTC)


  1. - Buzzzman 15:13, 3 February 2014 (UTC)
  2. - VIVEK RAI :  Friend?  10:21, 8 February 2014 (UTC)
  3. - Aru@baska❯❯❯ Vanguard 19:17, 11 October 2016 (UTC)


  1. Press may contact Jayanta Nath ( jayantanth at gmail dot com ) Ph:9836294438

Announcements/Event Notices[edit]

  • Join us on Facebook and follow the updates at

Post-meetup summary/Blogs/News[edit]


Hashtag: #WPMKK11

Media coverage[edit]

Please list coverage of this event by media here.


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