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Wikipedia itself is available in 21 Indian Languages. There are many other Indian Language Wikipedias in incubator. Not all languages have an active wiki community. The details of WMF's wiki projects in Indian languages are provided in this page.

Contents

Assamese - as

Project URL
Wikipedia http://as.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://as.wiktionary.org/

(locked due to inactivity)

Wikibooks http://as.wikibooks.org/

(locked due to inactivity)

Mailing list: (Not Available or unknown)

Bengali – bn

Bengali or Bangla is an eastern Indo-Aryan language. It is native to the region of eastern South Asia known as Bengal, which comprises present day Bangladesh, the Indian state of West Bengal, and parts of the Indian states of Tripura and Assam. It is written with the Bengali script. With nearly 230 million total speakers, Bengali is the sixth most spoken language in the world.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://bn.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://bn.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://bn.wikibooks.org/
Wikisource http://bn.wikisource.org/

Mailing list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-in-wb

Bhojpuri – bh

Bhojpuri is spoken in the western part of state of Bihar, the north-western part of Jharkhand, and the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh(UP), as well as adjoining parts of the Nepal. Bhojpuri uses Devanagri script. It is spoken by over 33 million people.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://bh.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://bh.wiktionary.org/

(locked due to inactivity)

Mailing list: (Not Available or unknown)

Bishnupriya Manipuri –bpy

Bishnupriya or Bishnupriya Manipuri is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in parts of the Indian states of Assam, Tripura, Manipur and others, as well as in Bangladesh, Burma, and other countries. It is spoken by over 4,50,000 people.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://bpy.wikipedia.org/

Mailing list: (Not Available or unknown)



Gujarati – gu

Gujarati is spoken in the Indian state of Gujarat, , as well as in the adjacent union territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. There are about 46.1 million speakers of Gujarati worldwide.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://gu.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://gu.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://gu.wikibooks.org/

(locked due to inactivity)

Wikiquote http://gu.wikiquote.org/

Mailing list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikipedia-gu

Hindi – hi

Hindi is spoken in northern and central India, Pakistan, Fiji, Mauritius, and Suriname. Standard Hindi is one of the official language of the Indian Union and it is one of the most widely spoken language in world. According to the 2001 Indian census, 258 million people in India regarded their native language to be Hindi


Project URL
Wikipedia http://hi.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://hi.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://hi.wikibooks.org/
Wikiquote http://hi.wikiquote.org/
Wikisource Project not yet started. Some source text is available at http://wikisource.org/wiki/Main_Page:Hindi

Mailing list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikihi-l

also

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/HindiWikipedia/

Kannada – kn

Kannada is a Dravidian language, spoken predominantly in the state of Karnataka. Kannada, whose native speakers are called Kannadigas number roughly 38 million, making it the 27th most spoken language in the world.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://kn.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://kn.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://kn.wikibooks.org/ (locked due to inactivity)
Wikisource http://kn.wikisource.org/
Wikiquote http://kn.wikiquote.org/

Mailing list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikikn-l

Kashmiri – ks

Kashmiri is a language spoken primarily in the Kashmir Valley, in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. Approximate number of speakers is around 4.6 million. Kashmiri language is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India,


Project URL
Wikipedia http://ks.wikipedia.org/

Mailing list: (Not Available or unknown)


Malayalam – ml

Malayalam is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India with official language status in the state of Kerala and the union territories of Lakshadweep and Mahé. It is spoken by 37 million people.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://ml.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://ml.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://ml.wikibooks.org/
Wikisource http://ml.wikisource.org/
Wikiquote http://ml.wikiquote.org/

Mailing list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikiml-l

Marathi – mr

Marathi is the official language of the state of Maharashtra. There are 90 million speakers worldwide. Marathi is the 4th most spoken language in India.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://mr.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://mr.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://mr.wikibooks.org/
Wikiquote http://mr.wikiquote.org/
Wikisource Project not yet started. Some source text is available

http://wikisource.org/wiki/Main_Page:Marathi

Mailing list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mr-wiki/

Nepali – ne

Nepali is a language in the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. It is official language of Nepal and is also spoken in Bhutan, parts of India and parts of Myanmar (Burma). In India, it is one of the official languages. Nepali has 17 million speakers worldwide.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://ne.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://ne.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://ne.wikibooks.org/

Mailing list: (nepaliwiki at Googlegroups.com)


Newari – new

Newari is a language spoken in various parts of Nepal. It used to be the official language of Kathmandu which was called Nepal in ancient before the country's unification. It is widely spoken in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur, and other parts of the country. It is the second most spoken language in Kathmandu after Nepali. Newari is also called as Nepal Bhasa and Nepal Bhasa should not be confused with Nepali.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://new.wikipedia.org/

Mailing list: (nepaliwiki at Googlegroups.com)

Odia – or

Odia is spoken mainly in the Indian state of Odisha. Odia is spoken by 31 million people.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://or.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://or.wiktionary.org/
Wikisource At Incubator

Odia Wikisource

Mailing list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikipedia-or
also find us,
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Facebook: Odia Wiki
Twitter: http://twitter.com/OdiaWiki

Pali – pi

Pali is a Middle Indo-Aryan language (or prakrit) of India. It is the language of many of the earliest extant Buddhist scriptures, and as the liturgical language of Theravada Buddhism. Pali has no native language speakers.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://pi.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://pi.wiktionary.org/

(locked due to inactivity)

Mailing list: (Not Available or unknown)

Punjabi – pa

Punjabi with 88 million speakers is spoken by the inhabitants of the historical Punjab region (north western India and in Pakistan).


Project URL
Wikipedia http://pa.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://pa.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://pa.wikibooks.org/

Mailing list: (Not Available or unknown)

For Western Punjabi (in Shahmukhi script), see http://pnb.wikipedia.org/

Sanskrit – sa

Sanskrit is an Indo-Aryan language and the primary liturgical language of Hinduism.It is one of the official language of the state of Uttarakhand. It has 14,135 native speakers in India.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://sa.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://sa.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://sa.wikibooks.org/
Wikisource http://sa.wikisource.org/
Wikiquote http://sa.wikiquote.org/

Mailing list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikisa-l

Sindhi – sd

Sindhi is the language of the Sindh region of Pakistan . It is spoken by an estimated 34,410,910 people in Pakistan and 2,820,485 speakers in India.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://sd.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://sd.wiktionary.org/
Wikinews http://sd.wikinews.org/

Mailing list: (Not Available or unknown)

Tamil – ta

Tamil is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Tamil people of the Indian subcontinent. It has official status in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and in the Indian union territory of Puducherry. Tamil is also an official language of Sri Lanka and Singapore. It has 66 million speakers world wide.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://ta.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://ta.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://ta.wikibooks.org/
Wikisource http://ta.wikisource.org/
Wikiquote http://ta.wikiquote.org/
Wikinews http://ta.wikinews.org/

Mailing list:

https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikita-l


also

http://groups.google.com/group/tamil_wiktionary (for Tamil wiktionary)

Telugu – te

Telugu is the official language of Andhra Pradesh, one of the largest states of India and the centrally administered Yanam district of the union territory of Puducherry. Telugu is the third most-spoken language in India (74 million native speakers).


Project URL
Wikipedia http://te.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://te.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://te.wikibooks.org/
Wikisource http://te.wikisource.org/
Wikiquote http://te.wikiquote.org/

Mailing list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikite-l

also

http://groups.google.com/group/teluguwiki

Urdu – ur

Urdu is the national language and one of the two official languages of Pakistan, and one of the 22 scheduled languages of India, as an official language of five Indian states. Number of speakers is roughly 65 million.


Project URL
Wikipedia http://ur.wikipedia.org/
Wiktionary http://ur.wiktionary.org/
Wikibooks http://ur.wikibooks.org/
Wikiquote http://ur.wikiquote.org/

Projects under incubation

Angika

http://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/anp/Main_Page

Awadhi

Badaga

Bhili

Bodo

Chhattisgarhi

Dogri

Kanikkaran

Kokborok

Konkani

Kumaoni

Kutchi

Maithili

Manipuri (Meitei)

Mizo

Rajasthani

Santali

Saurashtra

Tamang

Tulu

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