Project Tiger Offline Edit-a-thon 2018, Bangalore - Blogs by Sangram Keshari Senapati

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Project Tiger Offline Edit-a-thon 2018, Bangalore

It was 23rd May, I got a call from Gopala, a member of CIS-A2K team Bangalore about an edit-a-thon on 27th, Sunday. And after that, when I opened my WhatsApp, I got the message from Anant, another member from the CIS-A2K team to sign up for the edit-a-thon. After that, I just opened the page and entered the 4 tildes (~) to sign up. The edit-a-thon was at the CIS-A2K Bangalore office from 10am to 4pm. 

So, I tried my best to reach on time, but as usual, I took the bus from Marathahalli Bridge around 10 am and reached there at 10.30 since Sunday has less traffic during the morning. And when I reached there, some are there in downstairs. Thankfully the introduction round started after I reached there and Tito da explained a little about the Project Tiger and the rules, article list, etc. But I have those ideas since I'm writing from March and this Chromebook was given for the project. And we started writing from the given topics.

We are from different communities like Telugu, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Bengali, Odia, English, Kannada, etc. Dr. Manavpreet Kaur, from the Panjabi community, also joined online (I got to know in the evening when she replied to me for the status I put on WhatsApp). I just wrote the unfinished articles which I had started on the previous night. And during the editing process, we took a small tea/coffee break. As usual, I prefer tea.

Then we again busy with the writings and I have finished those three articles about R. Madhavan, Imran Khan, and Dookudu movie from the list. Around 12.50 pm, we went out for lunch and had our lunch at an Andhra style hotel which is near to the office. Again, I forgot the name of the hotel. I just forgot my camera on that table, so I could capture those moments. But there, the love for Aloo (Potato) was there. Yes, we would definitely save Aloo rather than the world.

After lunch, again we started editing. in that next half, I just created one article which is about Preity Zinta. And a piece of good news we got at that time is, Tamil and Panjabi community crossed 1000 articles for the Project Tiger. After that, we had finished the edit-a-thon with 20+ new articles and prepared to return. But before return, I just finished the article of the day for the 5th Round of 100wikidays or the 319th day of my 1WikiYear, since the IPL final was in the evening.

Finally, at 4.45 pm  I just returned back to my room by an Auto. Thanks to Tanveer da for booking that auto for me, since I don't have an ola/uber app on my phone.


  1. Great experience, write up,images about about Tiger Project Editathon at Bangalore. Advance congratulations for your 5th round 100wiki days and Wikiyear. You are one of gem participant of Tiger project editathon.Keep growing.