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Jayanta Nath

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Jayanta Nath
President Sept 2014 -

Jayanta Nath is a Civil Engineering professional based in Kolkata. He started his contributions to Wikimedia / Wikimedia in 2006 as an anonymous editor and registered his username in 2007. Active contributor and Administrator in Bengali Wikimedia projects. Actively involved in Wikipedia activities based out of Kolkata. He have been active in running Kolkata meetups every month for wikipedians along with a core team of wikipedians. His interest is in organising Wikipedian efforts and in outreach. There is a whole lot of outreach work to be done for Indian language wikipedias. In other hand he co-activist of Foss movement in West Bengal through Free Software Foundation and Free Software Foundation of India and West Bengal Free Software Mancha.

He was elected to the Wikimedia India Executive Committee in September 2012 , and currently serves as President.

Email: jayanta at
Wikimedia: User:jayantanth

Dr. Ekbal Bappukunju

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Dr. Ekbal Bappukunju
Member 2014 Sept-

Dr. Ekbal Bappukkunju is an eminent figure from Kerala. Emerged from a long medical and academic career as an acclaimed neurosurgeon, he has been the Vice Chancellor of Kerala University, A member of the State Planning Board, Kerala Sastra Sahithya Parishath and several other distinguished positions at various points of time. He has been one of the spearheading activists particularly in Kerala and in India at large, in pursuit of free software, open knowledge and Internet freedom. His page on the Wikipedia will shed more light on his personal profile.

  • Email: ekbalb[at]wikimedia[dot]in
  • Wikimedia: Ekbalb

Nikhil Kawale

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Nikhil Kawale
Member 2014 Sept-

Nikhil Kawale is a young and aspiring student. At present, he is pursuing his higher studies in Bangalore. A prominent representative of the student Wikimedia community from Pune, he was one of the candidates to the EC elections in last year.

  • Email: nikhil.kawale[at]wikimedia[dot]in
  • Wikimedia: Nikhil Kawale

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