Wikimedians of Nepal/Events/Mother Language Edit-a-thon

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Mother Language Edit-a-thon

Mother Language Edit-a-thon is an online Edit-a-thon competition organized on Nepali Wikipedia on the occasion of International Mother Language Day 2018. The competition was organized from February 21, 2018 to February 23, 2018. The main aim of the competition is to create articles about languages, linguistic and cultural diversity on Nepali Wikipedia as well as to promote multilingualism. The competition is solely online and organized for the first time on Nepali Wikipedia.
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Mother Language Edit-a-thon
मातृभाषा सम्पादनथन
Statusinactive (ended)
GenreInternational Mother Lanuage Day
BeginsFebruary 21, 2018 (2018-02-21)
EndsFebruary 23, 2018 (2018-02-23)
VenueRajbiraj, Saptari District
CoordinatesCoordinates: 26.32°, 86.44°
CoordinatorBiplab Anand (Online)
ParticipantsNepali speaker from all over the world.
Organised byWikimedia Nepal

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The following are the project aims :-

  • To increase the user participation in Nepali Wikipedia.
  • To create articles about languages, linguistic and cultural diversity on Nepali Wikipedia.
  • To promote multilingualism.
  • To increase Nepali native speakers users in Nepali Wikipedia Wikipedia.


The complete list of participants can be seen here locally in Nepali Wikipedia. The top contributors of the Edit-a-thon is listed below.

Competition Statistics[edit]

Global metrics[1][edit]

S.N. Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1 Number of editors (involved) 9 User signed up for the Edit-a-thon.
2 Number of editors (article created) 6 User created articles during the Edit-a-thon.
3 Number of articles added on Maithili Wikipedia 28 28 new article
4 Number of good articles 3 3 good article


Position Participant Name Article created Jury Point
1 green.svg Benup Raj Paudel 13 13
BKV m 2 jms.svg Janak Bhatta 8 8
BKV m 3 jms.svg Nabin Sapkota 5 5

Featured Contributor[edit]

Position User Article created
BKV m 1 jms.svg Biplab Anand 2

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