This page is to enter news related to Marathi community for May 2012 issue.
9th Anniversary of Marathi Wikipedia
The Marathi Wikipedia was launched on 1st May 2003, and recently on 1st May 2011 it completed 9 Years!
- Number of Articles : 35,721
- Number of Pages : 1,14,759
- Number of total edits : 10,23,354
- Number of Active (Monthly) Users : 169
- Number of Bots : 64
- Number of Administrators : 12
- Marathi Wikipedia will be having 10th Anniversary Celebration Next Year.
Recently Marathi Wikipedia crossed 1,00,00 edits. Also, the current article count is already above 35,000+
Marathi Wikisource (Wikistrot)
- The Marathi Wikisource was launched in 2012. It was inaugurated by Marathi film and theater personality Amol Palekar. Many reputed Marathi literature books are available on Wikistrot for Marathi Readers.
- Wikipedia Club Pune was launched on 11th Anniversary of Wikipedia.
- On the occasion of "Tech Fest 2012" at the IIT Bombay, a team of more than 10 enthusiastic volunteers had a stall to promote the Marathi Wikipedia. The festival was from 6 January to 8 January and drew more than 1 lakh students from 2500 colleges and 10,000 corporate and faculty members.
- On 15 January 2012, to celebrate the 11th Anniversary of Wikipedia, a "Techathon" was organized for creating the android apps for mobile and tablet devices to access Marathi Wikipedia again at the IIT Bombay.
- There was another section on the 11th Anniversary of Wikipedia, where Marathi Wiki academy was conducted at the Jnana Prabodhini School, Pune.