Dehalvi Wikimedia User Group/Meetups/Hyderabad July 2019

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First Meet-up Report of 2019[edit]

We met on Friday 19th July 2019 at a private residence near Abids, Hyderabad. This was the first time when three Urdu Wikipedians originally hailing diverse geographic areas met at one place after the formal recognition of this group.

Project page on Urdu Wikipedia with inputs from community members[edit]

Registered Participants[edit]

Sr.No Username Name City State
1 User:محمد شعیب, User:Yethrosh & User:الصارم Muhammad Shuaib Nagpur Maharashtra
2 User:Faismeen (formerly User:Hmfs.ind) Faisal Anas Jaipur Rajasthan
3 User:Hindustanilanguage Syed Muzammiluddin Hyderabad Telangana


Urdu Wikimedians Muzammil (left) & Faisal (right) at Hyderabad meetup. Credits: Muhammad Shuaib, who was also present and proactive participant at the meetup.

Discussed things :

  • Presenting Urdu Wikipedia to students and Urdu lovers in an attractive manner.
  • Simplifying Urdu Wikipedia.
  • Exploration of possible outreach efforts under the banner of Dehalvi Wikimedia User Group.
  • Exploration of possible of Urdu departments of different universities.
  • Planning student outreach programmes.
  • Participation in the ensuing Tiger Editathon.


What Next :

  • Meeting professors at Maulana Azad National Urdu University.
  • Meeting Urdu professors of Hyderabad University.
  • Participation in Tiger editathon
  • Participation in Asian Month Editathon.
  • Planning for outreach events.