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6th Meetup of Punjabi Wikipedia community in Patiala.
Date and Time
- 3 January 2016 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Punjabi University, Patiala
- Discussions regarding future of Punjabi Wikimedians. (We are planning of setting up a permanent local space.)
- Selecting an appropriate delegate for Wikimedia Conference 2016.
- Encouraging and helping editors in filling Wikimania 2016 applications.
- Discussions related to the quality of Punjabi Wikipedia.
- Discussions about Punjabi Wiktionary, Punjabi Wikibooks, Punjabi Wikisource etc.
- Discussions regarding Wikipedia 15 celebration and Kotkapura Workshop.
- Satdeep Gill
- Param munde
- Charan Gill
- Gaurav Jhammat
- Virpal Kaur
- Nitesh Gill
- Nachhattar Dhammu
- Parveer Grewal
- Dr. Manavpreet Kaur
- Kawal preet pu
- It was discussed that there is a possibility of creating a community space at Patiala. All the participants agreed that it can be really useful.
- All the participants were told to fill their Wikimania 2016 scholarship applications. They were also told some guidelines so they can fill their applications in a better way.
- It was also discussed that Punjabi Wikimedians need a separate mailing list for announcements to all the members.
- Kotkapura Worshop - We discussed the future workshop we are planning in Kotkapura for decentralization of Wikipedia.
- Quality Issues - We will organize to improve stub articles related to villages of Punjab.
- Saanjh is an upcoming online event for collaborating between both the Punjabi and Western Punjabi Wikipedia Communities.
- Manavpreet Proposed that we can celebrate Wikipedia 15 by organizing a workshop at a school in Sangrur.
Wikimedia Conference 2016
- 8 participants supported Parveer Grewal as the official delegate from Punjabi Wikimedians. He has been helping in organizing Punjabi Wikipedia Article Writing Competition, Punjabi Wikipedia 13th Anniversary Edit-a-thon and Punjabi Wiki Workshop, Chandigarh. He has also played an important role in getting Punjabi Wikimedians recognized as an official Wikimedia affiliate.
- One of the nominated candidate gave his opinion that Punjabi Wikimedians should focus on Non-Patiala candidates and select them to represent Punjabi Wikimedians at Wikimedia Conference and 2 participants endorsed him as well. While the other participants believed that the Parveer Grewal is still a better candidate if we look at the guidelines to select the appropriate candidate.
- Other members of Punjabi Wikimedians are invited to give their opinions as well.