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Rise of Punjabi Wikimedians User Group

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Satdeep Gill, Parveer Grewal, Dr. Manavpreet Kaur (Link)

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Punjabi Wikimedians is the first WMF recognized User Group in India. Punjabi Wikimedia community has been working together since 2014. We have been organizing many online events and offline meetups. We are currently one of the fastest growing Indic-language communities.

Online events

  1. Punjabi Wikipedia Article Writing Competition (1-30 November 2014)
  2. Punjabi Wikipedia International Women's Day Edit-a-thon (6-8 March 2015)
  3. Punjabi Wikipedia 13th Anniversary Edit-a-thon (1-30 June 2015)
  4. Punjabi Wikipedia International Women's Day Edit-a-thon (5-12 March 2016)
  5. Punjabi Wikipedia Article Improving Edit-a-thon 2016 (1-30 April 2016)


  1. Zero Budget Workshops
  2. Chandigarh Workshop (October 2015)
  3. Wikipedia 15 Event

Future Plans

  1. Develop local communities at cities other than Patiala.
  2. Wikipedia in Education Program at certain institutes.


Interested attendees and commentsEdit

Like to attain. Sumita Roy Dutta (talk) 19:39, 20 July 2016 (UTC)