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Mumbai Meetup[edit]

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The Wikipedia/Wikimedia Mumbai meetup is a get-together of wikipedians /wikimedians (contributors and users) to meet up, discuss, share experiences, reach out and advocate for wikipedia and wikimedia. Barry Newstead from the Foundation will be attending and is eager to hear from the local community.

Pre-Meeting discussions can be on the talk page 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]

Date: : Monday, 20-September-2010 6:00 PM IST

Venue:: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Blue Heaven, Linking Road, Opposite Shell Petrol Pump, Bandra West, Mumbai-400050, Tel No 022 67424243

Please come to upstairs level inside cafe.

Getting there[edit]

The Venue is a 7-10 minute walk from Bandra station (west).


Barry Newstead from the Foundation will be attending, he wants to hear from the local community. There is no set agenda, so everyone is free to talk about whatever that might be of interest to the Foundation or the projects.


The Wiki Enthusiasts of Mumbai
Barry Newstead
Bishaka asking for brief introductions
Anirudh talking on the Wikimedia India chapter
Kundan Amitabh detailing about his work with Indic keyboards ... and the early Hindi Wikipedia and Angika Test Wikipedia
During the introductions...meant to notice the filling up crowd
A few stories and a few laughs!


  1. Barry Newstead, CGDO, Wikimedia Foundation
  2. Bishakha Datta ( User:Bishdatta) , Board of Trustees, Wikimedia Foundation
  3. Kundan Amitabh(User:Angpradesh)
  4. Pradeep Mohandas
  5. Utkarshraj Atmaram (User:Utcursch)
  6. Loknath Swain email : Founder , PrJankari ( )
  7. Rekha Sankhala. Digital Bridge Foundation.
  8. Prasad Babar
  9. VK Bharadwaj vk[at]bardwaj[dot]in
  10. Nagarjuna G. nagarjun[at] (HBCSE TIFR [ FSF India) (User:Nagarjunag)
  11. [1] Raj Agrawal
  12. Nearly Headless Nick {C} 18:02, 17 September 2010 (UTC)
  13. Harriet Vidyasagar [2]
  14. Harini Calamur. calamur[at] [3] Cogito Media - [4]
  15. Ankit Goyal
  16. R. Venkateshwaran [5]
  17. Roshan Dsilva. roshan[at] [6] webmaster - [7]
  18. Sumant Srivathsan [8]
  19. Asfaq Tapia
  20. Nair Rajiv, Gnowledge Lab,HBCSE, TIFR
  21. Ganesh Gajare, Gnowledge Lab,HBCSE,TIFR
  22. Amit Dhakulakar,Gnowledge Lab,HBCSE,TIFR
  23. Siddharth Ghumre, Gnowledge Lab, HBCSE, TIFR
  24. Chandita Mukherjee Comet Media Foundation [9]
  25. Mustafa Sidhwa
  26. Manisha Pritmani
  27. Ravish Shanbhag
  28. Lajpat Dhingra
  29. Alpesh Gajbe, Gnowledge Lab,HBCSE,TIFR
  30. Netra Parikh []
  31. Mahafreed(talk)
  32. Arindam Ghosh makghosh [at] gmail [dot] com (User:Makghosh)
  33. yogesh barot -
  34. Chirag Bhatia (@Chirag64)

Interested but not attended[edit]

  1. rahul kanchan
  2. Vikrama Dhiman
  3. Mohit Nanda (@mohitnanda)
  4. Manveer Malhi (@manveermalhi)
  5. Rajaram Chinnakkan
  6. User:Rohitbd - I would love to attend, but I have lots of office work...
  7. Aditya Sengupta
  8. Neeraj Pattath - @skyn3t
  9. User:arunkhan (@arunkhan) - will try to attend
  10. Sushanth Poojary — Virtual labs,IIT Bombay
  11. User:shahidfarooqui(@Shahid Farooqui, IIT Bombay)
  12. User:Spiritualkinky(@Sachin Korgaonkar, Dombivli)
  13. Dinesh Dalvi — Mumbai Will try to attend
  14. Keval Vora
  15. Mr. Hiten Bhuta [10]
  16. Anurag - 6 pm is not the best of times to begin this as those of us coming from their offices would literally struggle to make it on time
  17. Hitesh Mehta
  18. Yorick Pinto I agree with @ Anurag, 6pm on a Monday is not the best of times for a tweetup.
    This is not a tweetup. :P It is a Wikipedia Wikimeetup. This was arranged owing to Barry's visit to Mumbai. -- Tinu Cherian - 12:00, 20 September 2010 (UTC)

Announcements/Event Notices[edit]

Post-meetup summary/Blogs/Micro-blogs/News[edit]

Minutes / Report[edit]

Wikipedia Mumbai Meetup 1 by Pradeep Mohandas


Media coverage[edit]

Please list coverage of this event by media here.


Please upload to commons and add category Commons:Category:Mumbai Meetup Sep10