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Karavali Wikimedians User Group

Karavali Wikimedians User Group (KWUG) is a group of Wikimedians who will be working mainly on Tulu, Kannada, and Konkani language Wikipedias and other Wikimedia projects. Anyone who is willing to work on these areas can become a member of this group.

Karavali Wikimedians User Group is dedicated to working for the Wikimedia (Free Knowledge) movement in the Indian languages used in coastal Karnataka and northern part of Kerala State of India.

Karavali Wikimedians User Group Report 2021-22

Due to pandemic,KWUG could not conduct many activities, especially the in-person type.


  1. Karavali Wikimedians/Meetups/Online Meetup-1, June 27, 2021
  2. Karavali Wikimedians/Meetups/Karavali Wikimedians Wikimania 2021 Meetup, Aug 11, 2021, Mangaluru
  3. Tribute to Wikipedian Dr. Ravindra Mundkoor, Jun 6, 2021

Events (Editathons & Outreach)[edit]

  1. Classify and Arranging the Karavali Wikimedian User Group Library 17th July, 2021

Wiki Loves Women South Asia[edit]

The Karavali Wikimedians User Group Community had actively participated in the Wiki Loves Women South Asia 2021 article writing contest. The event was held from 1st September 2021 to 30th September 2021. In the contest 10 contributors had registered for the participation. Among them 4 users had contributed in the event and created 72 quality articles.

Wikipedia Student Association Activities[edit]

  1. Canara College Wikipedia Association 2020-21.
  2. St Aloysius College Wikipedia Association 2020-21. The details are here.

Wikimania 2021[edit]

KWUG as an organistation and its members took active participation in Wikimania 2021 which was held online. Members attended the sessions online. Post Wikimania, there was a meetup held at Mangaluru to discuss the learnings from Wikimania 2021. Details of the event are here.


Karavali Wikimedians User Group collaborates with the following institutes and user groups-

  1. Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy
  2. Wikiwomen Mangaluru
  3. Sri Ramakrishna Pre-University College
  4. St.Aloysius College(Autonomous), Mangalore
  5. Canara College, Mangalore

Media reports[edit]

  1. 20th anniversary of the Wikipedia Celebration, The Hindu, Mangaluru, 24 Jan, 2021
  2. Tulu wiktionary in incubation stage The Hindu, Mangaluru, 24 Jan, 2021