- Wikipedia is a knowledge base and you too must have used it at some time.
- 22-year-old Raju Jangid is originally from Thadiya, a small village in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan.
- If we talk about the Hindi Wikipedia community, Hindi is 56th ranked on Wikipedia according to a number of articles.
Wikipedia is a knowledge base and you too must have used it at some time. But have you ever noticed who gives this information? So let us tell you that anyone can contribute to Wikipedia as a volunteer and one such Wikipedia editor is Raju Jangid of Thadiya village of Jodhpur, who is known as WikiPanti on Wikipedia.
22-year-old Raju Jangid is originally from Thadiya, a small village in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan. He started working on Wikipedia in 2015 and has so far created around 1800+ thousand articles on Hindi Wikipedia, which is being visited by millions of people every day.
Wikipedia where people work as volunteers and make pages according to their choice. The story of Raju Jangid’s becoming Wikipedia editor is one of the stories that motivate people a lot. In fact, when Raju started editing on Wikipedia, he had neither a smartphone nor a laptop as well as carpentry at that time, but to contribute to Wikipedia, he used old keypad vanilla mobile (Samsung s5610) Started making articles and edited about 8 thousand.
For this purpose, he contributes to Hindi Wikipedia
Jangid said that the purpose of contributing to Wikipedia is to promote the Hindi language. According to him, Hindi does not have as many articles on Wikipedia as compared to other major languages.
Wanted to be a cricketer but could not
Raju Jangid, whose dream was to become a cricketer and used to copy Dhoni since childhood and dreamed that he would play for the Indian team, but because of the bad financial conditions, the dream remained incomplete, and left school after 10th and had gone to work in carpentry.
Start the Wikiproject Cricket and created 700+ articles
Being interested in cricket, Jangid started the “Wikiproject Cricket Project” on Hindi Wikipedia and has so far created over 700 articles. He says that there are very few articles of cricket related to the Hindi Wikipedia, due to which they have considered this project very important.
I love playing cricket and had dreams of becoming a cricketer since childhood but could not. Dhoni is my favourite cricketer and his helicopter shot looks very good, Raju said.
Some unknown things about Hindi Wikipedia
If we talk about the Hindi Wikipedia community, Hindi is 56th ranked on Wikipedia according to a number of articles. There are a total of 341 million speakers in the world of Hindi language, and if we talk about Hindi Wikipedia, now there are more than 1.4 lakhs pages and around 1100 active editors.
Suthar’s main player is M.S. Dhoni, whose “helicopter shots” he is a bold aficionado of. Jangid says he, toward the day’s end, wins conventional town prizes back home, anyway his cricketing want don’t go past that for the present.
for more info, you can search him on the internet @Raju Jangid