Chapters Committee/Events/Kannada Press Conference
Kannada Wikipedia event and Press Conference
The event happened on Sunday of April 2, 2006. There were talks, discussions introducing Kannada Wikipedia to an audience of nearly 200 in the fully crowded auditorium of Nayana, Kannada Bhavana, J C Road, Bangalore.
The event featured talks from litterateurs U R Ananthamurthy, Nagesh Hegde, and Professor G Venkatasubbaih. The event got good press coverage and helped spread the word around about Kannada Wikipedia.
- The Hindu - In our Tongue
- Deccan Herald
- The Hindu - Topics about Kannada, Karnataka online
- Deccan Herald - An online treasure for Kannada lovers
- Deccan Herald - Get a feel of Wikipedia (web-watch)
The event was organized by Wikipedian Hari Prasad Nadig, Senior Journalist N A M Ismail with the help of Volunteers. List of Volunteers who helped out:
- Ramkrishna Reddy
- Hamid Palya
- Prashanth Pandit
- Belur Sudarshan
- Pramod Raghavendra
- Sunil Jayaprakash
- Ashwini Rao
- Murali H R
Photos, Video and others
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Banner outside the venue
Dr. U R Ananthmurthy with Venkatasubbaih after the talks.