Indian Independence Day 2018 edit-a-thon

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Indian Independence Day 2018 edit-a-thon is an upcoming edit-a-thon to be conducted by a few Indian Wikimedia communities. A couple of Indian Wikimedia communities came ahead with a plan of an edit-a-thon around the Indian Independence day.

Participating communities[edit]

  1. Marathi Wikimedia community (mr:विकिपीडिया:भारतीय स्वातंत्र्यलढा संपादन अभियान २०१८)
  2. Telugu Wikimedia community (:te:వికీపీడియా:వికీప్రాజెక్టు/భారత స్వాతంత్ర్య ఉద్యమం ఎడిటథాన్)
  3. Hindi Wikimedia community (hi:विकिपीडिया:भारतीय स्वतंत्रता दिवस लेख प्रतियोगिता २०१८)
  4. Wikidata community "label-a-thon" (d:Wikidata:WikiProject India/Events/Indian Independence Day 2018) (15th August to 19th August) (Dashboard)
  5. ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಕಿಮೀಡಿಯ ಸಂಘ#Kannada Wikimedia community
  6. Odia Wikimedia community (or:ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ:ଭାରତୀୟ ସ୍ୱାଧୀନତା ଦିବସ ଗଣସମ୍ପାଦନା ୨୦୧୮)
  7. Malayalam Wikimedia Community (ml:WP:IIM2018) - (15th August to 2nd October)
  8. Urdu Wikimedia community (13th to 25 August).


Around 15 August 2018. (Marathi Wikimedians are doing the edit-a-thon from 10 to 20 August 2018). Please add/let others know your community's dates. It is ok to do a shorter edit-a-thon, for example if we do it on Wikidata, we may do it for 3-4 days.

Hindi Wiki in Indian Independence Day 2018 edit-a-thon[edit]

On the occasion of Indian Independence Day, August 15, Hindi Wikipedia community article editing competition and editing festival was organized which ran from August 10 to August 20. In this, there was an expansion, improvement and new articles in the articles on topics based on important events in Indian freedom fighters and Indian independence. This had a positive impact on the Hindi wiki as the articles were created and modified on a large scale in this competition.

Date 10 August 2018 to 20 August 2018


Nmae Articles created improved articles total Rank
Ahmed Nisar 36 14 50 1st
J ansari 23 8 31 2nd
Nilesh shukla 19 0 19 3rd
Other 1 5 6 4, 5, ect
Total Articles created and improved 116


आर्यावर्त (वार्ता)


  1. संदेश हिवाळे
  2. सायबॉर्ग
  3. निलेश शुक्ला
  4. त्रिकूटदास
  5. J ansari
  6. अह्मद निसार
  8. Khalid khan
  9. Aditi1601
  10. --आर्यावर्त
  11. Sushma_Sharma
  12. Prashant Subhashchandra Salunke
  13. User:तारावती
  14. User:hmfs.ind
  15. Abhinav619
  16. Mr.Mani Raj Paul
  17. अशोक कुमार शुक्ला


The Gift voucher will distributed as follows:

  • 1st Prize ( 3000 INR ) worth Gift voucher
  • 2nd Prize ( 2000 INR ) worth Gift voucher
  • 3rd Prize ( 1000 INR ) worth Gift voucher