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If you have any questions, please ask me on my talk page. If you want to try out editing, you can use the sandbox to try. Once again, welcome, and I hope you quickly feel comfortable here, and become an active editor for Wikidata.

Best regards! Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 12:59, 10 July 2016 (UTC)

StatementsEdit

I've noticed that you've created quite a few amount of items without statements. Please add them (see Help:Statements how) or someone will probably nominate the items for deletion due to the lack of notability. Sjoerd de Bruin (talk) 19:44, 24 November 2016 (UTC)

Hey Atudu, I would kindly like to ask you to add statements to the items created that you created last. I have compiled a list of items for you, which you can access with the Petscan tool. Once these items have statemens, they will no longer show up on this list.
“Empty items” without statements are permanently threatened of being deleted during routine maintenance work. However, your items look valuable and it would be a pity if we lost them. In case of questions I kindly invite you to talk to me. Regards and thanks for your efforts at Wikidata! MisterSynergy (talk) 20:14, 2 June 2017 (UTC)

A special barnstar for youEdit

  Swami Vivekananda Wikidata Barnstar
Hello Atudu,
Many thanks for your excellent contribution during the 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda Wikidata edit-a-thon on 11 and 12 January 2018. As a sincere token of appreciation, we award you this barnstar. Thanks again for your participation and enthusiasm. We wish you a happy and successful time ahead. Best regards,   09:58, 16 January 2018 (UTC)

--Titodutta (talk) 09:58, 16 January 2018 (UTC)

Lepidoptera of IndiaEdit

Thanks for your great contributions on Lepidoptera of India! They are very useful. But I noticed that you creates excessive number of subspecies items like Q43603203 and added coined common names based on a single website reference. I failed to see much benefits from such items as no Wikipedia has many subspecies articles. And coining of common name is internationally discouraged. I didn't see any reason for Wikimedia projects to encourage their attempts to encourage such coined names that nobody use in real life. Jee 13:32, 24 April 2018 (UTC)

Indian Independence 2018 Wikidata Edit-a-thonEdit

Hello, we are heading towards the 72nd Indian Independence Day (Q56106)      . A Wikidata edit-a-thon has been planned on 14–17 August to improve Wikidata content-related to India. Please join the edit-a-thon here. You may also suggest tasks (the final task list will be ready by 13 August). If you have questions, you may ask on Wikidata India noticeboard.

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India Independence Day 2018 - Label-a-thon startedEdit

Hello Atudu,

Happy Independence Day. 😃 Many thanks for joining the label-a-thon. The event started today 12:00 midnight. This label-a-thon will continue till 19 August 2018 23:59 pm IST. You may visit the event page here.

This is a special moment. We would be really grateful if you kindly contribute to this event and add labels and descriptions in your language. In first 12 hours we have seen more than 780 edits from communities like Bengali, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Telugu.

If you need help or have question, please feel free to contact here. I (Tito) will be available on Facebook and mobile also most of the time, if you need quick help, please contact. You may also ask questions at Wikidata Facebook chat group. Thanking you. 👧 -- User:Mahir256 and User:Titodutta using MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:52, 15 August 2018 (UTC)

Note: A live tracker is available here and a fork is here (in case the first one is not updated)

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Indian Independence Label-a-thon ends on 19 August 23:59 o'clockEdit

 
An offline label-a-thon at Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology, Guntur, India 16 August 2018.

Hello, first of all many many thanks for participating in the India Independence Day 2018 - Label-a-thon . The collaborative work and enthusiasm we have been seeing during this label-a-thon are the best outputs of the event. To mention a little about statistics: 72 Wikimedians have signed up so far, and more than 12,000 labels/descritions/aliases have been added in different Indian languages in 3 days.

New items added

New items on Sahitya Akademi winning authors and works (Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil and several other languages) have been added. You can see and work on these items.

Event ends on 19 August 2018 23:59 o'clock

Kndly note, this label-a-thon ends on 19 August 2018 (Sunday) 23:59 o'clock. We would be delighted to see great contribution in the next 36 hours. We together can make this event a bigger success.

Many thanks.  -- Mahir256 and Tito using MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 08:03, 18 August 2018 (UTC)

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Indian independence data-thon 2019 starts 15 AugustEdit

Hello,
We have exciting news to share 😃. During the Independence Day 2019  , a Wikidata-thon is planned on 15–22 August 2019. The objective is to improve India-related Wikidata items.
Please see the event page here: Wikidata:WikiProject India/Events/Indian Independence Day 2019 and the task list.
  If you are interested please join as a participant by adding your name here (and contributing after that). -- Wikidata WikiProject India using MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 14:25, 13 August 2019 (UTC)

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Indian independence day data-thon Halfway messageEdit

Hello,
Thanks for joining the Indian independence day data-thon (15-22 August 2019). We are at the middle point, and three and a half days to go before we end this year's iteration. This year we tried adding a variety of tasks, please see here: Wikidata:WikiProject India/Events/Indian Independence Day 2019. If you have questions, please let us know in the event talk page, or at India noticebaord.

Appreciation/Prizes: We are elated to see your enthusiastic participation. This year we are planning to gift some small token of appreciations (such as Wikidata stickers etc.) to the top-performing contributors during the event. The exact details will be announced after the edit-a-thon. For logistical reason, we may not send these items outside India at this moment.

Thanks once again, and hope to see enthusiastic participation. Regards. -- Data-thon organisers using MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 07:05, 19 August 2019 (UTC)

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Wikidata WikiProject Newsletter is live!Edit

Hi,

You are receiving this notification as you are one of the participants in WikiProject India in Wikidata. We are very happy to announce that we have started a quarterly newsletter featuring news, updates and plans related to Wikidata activities in India. You can find our first issue here. If you do not want to receive this kind of notification further, you can remove your username from here.

Regards,
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Wikidata Seventh Birthday data-thon (India) starts tomorrow 31 October 2019Edit

Hello,
A Wikidata data-thon (India) will be conducted between 31 October 2019 and 3 November 2019 to celebrate the Seventh Birthday of the project. Please have a look at the event page and please consider joining if you are interested. Regards.

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WikiProject India Newsletter #2Edit

Hi Atudu,

Happy New Year for those who are living in UTC+05:30 (Q6828) (in advance or belated for the rest!). You are receiving this message as you are one of the participants of WikiProject India on Wikidata and/or a subscriber of the Wikidata India newsletter. You can find our second issue of the quarterly newsletter here, where you can get a quick overview of the Wikidata activities related to India over the last 3 months. If you do not want to receive this kind of notification further, you can remove your username from here.

Regards,
MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:46, 31 December 2019 (UTC)
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WikiProject India Newsletter #3Edit

Hi Atudu,

You are receiving this message as you are one of the participants of WikiProject India on Wikidata and/or a subscriber of the Wikidata India newsletter. You can find our third issue of the quarterly newsletter here, where you can get a quick overview of the Wikidata activities related to India over the last 3 months. If you do not want to receive this kind of notification further, you can remove your username from here.

Regards, Bodhisattwa (CIS-A2K) and Mahir256
(on behalf of WikiProject India)
Sent through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:35, 31 March 2020 (UTC)

Needs assessment for Wikidata Movement ResourceEdit

Hi Atudu,

CIS-A2K is planning to invest some resources from May-June 2020 to create community movement resource (CMR) materials in English and different Indic languages for Wikidata in the form of tutorials, handbooks, infographics, videos, animations etc. The aim of this initiative is to build a pool of resource materials for Wikidata eventually, which will serve as ready-made handy references for new as well as experienced users. You are requested to fill up this form, so that we can understand your needs on different topics of Wikidata. You are also very welcome to actively participate in the process and help us build the CMR with your different areas of expertise.

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Regards, Bodhisattwa (CIS-A2K)
Wikidata Advisor, CIS-A2K
Sent through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:05, 20 April 2020 (UTC)

Indian scientists datathonEdit

Hi Atudu,

You are receiving this message as you are one of the participants of WikiProject India on Wikidata and/or a subscriber of the Wikidata India newsletter.

Hope you and your loved ones are safe and sound during this ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation.

This is for your kind information that, from 22nd May, 2020 Friday to 24th May, 2020 Sunday, a datathon will be happening on Indian scientists on Wikidata. The lack of data about Indian scientists, their works and publications on Wikidata is the reason behind conducting the datathon. Considering the ongoing pandemic, the datathon will also focus on scientists working on SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19.

The tasklist of the datathon is flexible. Participants can choose their own preferred task on this topic

Hoping for your active participation.

Take care and stay safe,

Bodhisattwa (CIS-A2K)
Sent through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:12, 17 May 2020 (UTC)

Wikidata:Administrators' noticeboard reportEdit

Hello. I'm just letting you know that I reported you to Wikidata:Administrators' noticeboard for harassment and intimidation, due to you lying and getting me blocked in order to kill the AfD. I'd appreciate it if you participated in the discussion this time. Since this is largely on you. --Adamant1 (talk) 05:22, 19 May 2020 (UTC)

WikiProject India Newsletter #4Edit

Hi Atudu,

You are receiving this message as you are one of the participants of WikiProject India on Wikidata and/or a subscriber of the Wikidata India newsletter. You can find our fourth issue of the quarterly newsletter here, where you can get a quick overview of the Wikidata activities related to India over the last 3 months. If you do not want to receive this kind of notification further, you can remove your username from here.

Regards, Bodhisattwa (CIS-A2K) and Mahir256
(on behalf of WikiProject India)
Sent through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:34, 30 June 2020 (UTC)

Wikidata 8th birthday events in IndiaEdit

Hello Atudu!,

I am happy to inform you that we are organizing a series of events on the occasion of the 8th birthday of Wikidata on behalf of WikiProject India in the form of webinars, datathon and merchandise distribution. Details of the events can be found here.

  1. Webinars- 3 sessions on 3 very interesting topics will be conducted as follows. The sessions will be open for all.
  • October 11 2020, 6 pm IST:- Jane023 will talk about Sum of all Paintings, describe and demonstrate the workflow on improving data about paintings on Wikidata. A data-thon on Indian paintings will follow for the next 16 days.
  • October 17 2020, 7 pm IST:- DVrandecic (WMF) will be introducing the newest sister project of the Wikimedia universe, the Abstract Wikipedia and WikiLambda to the Indian community and how as a community, we need to be prepared for this upcoming exciting and ambitious project.
  • October 18 2020, 7 pm IST:- Mahir256 will conduct a session on the Wikidata Lexeme. He will explain the importance of lexicographical data and demonstrate the workflow.
  1. Datathon - October 12 to October 28, 2020:- A 16-days long online datathon will be conducted on Indian paintings. The output of the datathon will be given as a birthday gift to Wikidata on October 29.
  1. Merchandise distribution- During the month of October, CIS-A2K will be sending Wikidata special merchandise to Indian affiliates and communities upon request as well as active contributors of Wikidata residing in India. Details on how to request merchandise can be found here.

The above mentioned activities are already finalised. If any of the Indian communities or affiliates are planning activities on the occasion of Wikidata's 8th birthday, please feel free to enlist them here.

Regards,
Bodhisattwa (CIS-A2K)
Wikidata Co-ordinator, CIS-A2K
Sent through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 16:10, 15 September 2020 (UTC)

WikiProject India Newsletter #5Edit

Hi Atudu,

You are receiving this message as you are one of the participants of WikiProject India on Wikidata and/or a subscriber of the Wikidata India newsletter. You can find our fifth issue of the quarterly newsletter here, where you can get a quick overview of the Wikidata activities related to India over the last 3 months. If you do not want to receive this kind of notification further, you can remove your username from here.

Regards, Bodhisattwa (CIS-A2K) and Mahir256
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Sent through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:35, 30 September 2020 (UTC)

Sum of all Indian paintings datathonEdit

Hi, Thanks for your interest to be part of the Sum of all Indian paintings datathon. We hope you will be continuing to contribute there or you might want to start to contribute there, if you have not started already. Please note, the event ends on 28 October 2020 midnight IST.

We would also like to bring to your notice that on 24 October 2020, we will focus on a one-day datathon focusing on data on Indian women painters and paintings which portray women from India on Wikidata. We hope that, this could help in bridging the data gap and content related to women. We invite you to contribute for the same on the above mentioned date. The task list of the said datathon can be found here.

-- BhuvanaMeenakshi(CIS-A2K) and Nitesh (CIS-A2K)
Sent through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 08:53, 23 October 2020 (UTC)

India-specific properties datathonEdit

Greetings Atudu!

As part of Wikidata's 8th birthday celebration a 5 days long India-specific properties datathon from 25 October 2020, 00:00 to 29 October 2020, 23:59 (both times Indian Standard Time) being organised to improve India-specific properties and celebrate Wikidata's Birthday by contributing to the free open data movement. Currently there are 76 India-specific properties available in Wikidata. The primary objective of this datathon is to add / improve the usage of Wikidata Properties related to India in Wikidata.

Details of the events can be found here. Please have a look at the event page and please consider joining the datathon by adding your name at the participant's list here

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Regards,

Gnoeee

WikiProject India Newsletter #6Edit

Hi Atudu,

Happy New Year 2021!

You are receiving this message as you are one of the participants of WikiProject India on Wikidata and/or a subscriber of the Wikidata India newsletter. You can find our sixth issue of the quarterly newsletter here, where you can get a quick overview of the Wikidata activities related to India over the last 3 months. If you do not want to receive this kind of notification further, you can remove your username from here.

Regards, Bodhisattwa (CIS-A2K) and Mahir256
(on behalf of WikiProject India)
Sent through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 03:04, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021 Program Schedule: You are invited 🙏Edit

Hello Atudu,

Hope this message finds you well. Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021 will take place from 19 to 21 February 2021 (Friday to Sunday). Here is some quick important information:

  • A tentative schedule of the program is published and you may see it here. There are sessions on different topics such as Wikimedia Strategy, Growth, Technical, etc. You might be interested to have a look at the schedule.
  • The program will take place on Zoom and the sessions will be recorded.
  • If you have not registered as a participant yet, please register yourself to get an invitation, The last date to register is 16 February 2021.
  • Kindly share this information with your friends who might like to attend the sessions.

Schedule : Wikimeet program schedule. Please register here.

Thanks
On behalf of Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021 Team

EndemicEdit

Hi Atudu - please note the meaning of Endemic: something that it endemic at a location means it occurs only in this location and nowhere else. Obviously therefore, it cannot be applied to more than one place for any one species. So please do not add it for species which occur at multiple locations! Thanks! - MPF (talk) 21:56, 26 April 2021 (UTC)

@MPF: Thank you so much for noticing that. Actually I want to model the distribution of Indian birds, can you please guide which property I should use in that case instead of endemic to. Thank you--Atudu (talk) 15:00, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
Thanks! As far as I know, there isn't one; it would be something like "Occurs in:" or "Recorded from:". While it might be nice to do, it becomes a problem with widespread species - for a species like Barn Swallow (Q25429) with a cosmopolitan distribution, that could easily amount to a list of well over ten million separate location entries. The wikidata servers might be able to cope with this, but people accessing the species' wikidata page would not; it would fail to open, or crash their computers. You can still enter Endemic for species with a limited range, so e.g. for Nilgiri Blue Robin (Q3315840) you could enter 'Endemic to Western Ghats (Q4527)' or 'to Nilgiri mountains (Q10094)'. Hope this helps! - MPF (talk) 20:29, 1 May 2021 (UTC)

List of State Protected Monuments in GujaratEdit

I found that you have created several items regarding State Protected Monuments in Gujarat. Thanks for doing it. w:List of State Protected Monuments in Gujarat have coordinates of several monuments added by me manually years ago. Can you scrap this coords and add them to relevant monuments? -Nizil Shah (talk) 07:42, 30 April 2021 (UTC)

Will do that. thanks--Atudu (talk) 08:44, 30 April 2021 (UTC)