Hindi Wikimedians User Group

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Hindi Wikimedians User Group
Main Page
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Members
Members
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Meetups/Events
Wikipedia Meetups
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Outreach
Outreach
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Discussion
Discussion
चर्चा

Hindi Wikimedians User Group (Hindi: हिन्दी विकिमीडियन्स) is a recognized user group of Wikimedians who work on various wiki projects related to Hindi language. Hindi Wikimedians are dedicated to work for the Wikimedia (Free Knowledge) movement in Hindi language. However, the user group is not responsible for the content on Hindi Wikimedia Projects.

This group seeks to form a central place to take forward the activities which have hitherto been undertaken by various members mostly in the form of individual intitiatives. This forum also seeks to organise at one place, all reports etc., of all such initiatives done in past for the benefit of future members.

Sanskrit being the mother language of Hindi, we shall strive to extend maximum co-operation to Sanskrit community also.

Reasons and justification[edit]

Major languages per regions of India

Hindi is the world's 4th most spoken language. As evident from the map in India, Hindi is spoken in most of the Northen region. Around 258 million (258,000,000) people in India reported Hindi to be their native language. Hindi Wikipedia needs more offline activities (meet-ups/conferences) for improvement. Hindi Wikipedia is biggest Indic Language Wikipedia with over 1,20,000 articles. During India Consultation 2014, Hindi Wikipedians requested for special attention towards Hindi Wikipedia. Everyone encouraged representatives to take lead and plan activities. This user-group will focus on promoting Hindi Wikipedia in local communities. Presently most of the editors of Hindi Wikipedia are working in isolation from each other and there is a need to unify their efforts and activities. This group will help in preparing and implementing a clear road map for future.

Affiliations Committee Resolutions[edit]