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Proposed deletion of Katwaria SaraiEdit


The article Katwaria Sarai has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

virtually nonsense,unecyclopedic and lacks any notability

While all constructive contributions to Wikipedia are appreciated, pages may be deleted for any of several reasons.

You may prevent the proposed deletion by removing the {{proposed deletion/dated}} notice, but please explain why in your edit summary or on the article's talk page.

Please consider improving the page to address the issues raised. Removing {{proposed deletion/dated}} will stop the proposed deletion process, but other deletion processes exist. In particular, the speedy deletion process can result in deletion without discussion, and articles for deletion allows discussion to reach consensus for deletion. Theprussian (talk) 19:07, 10 January 2020 (UTC)

IP editsEdit

I came across edits by while looking through the Jagadish Chandra Bose article in which a Bangladesh specific POVPUSH was being done . Others edits by the IP seems to be in the same non-good faith category of nationalistic POVPUSHing. I am not much familiar with the India-Bangladesh topic, so ask other users to take a look. The IP has also been restoring older POV content in other articles. Pinging @Kautilya3 and Fylindfotberserk:. Gotitbro (talk) 09:05, 12 January 2020 (UTC)

Sure. - Fylindfotberserk (talk) 09:35, 12 January 2020 (UTC)

WikiProject History needs peopleEdit

Hi everyone. I am the new coordinator for WikiProject History. we need people there!! right now the project seems to be semi-inactive. I am going to various WikiProjects whose topics overlap with ours, to request volunteers.

  • If you have any experience at all with standard WikiProject processes such as quality assessment, article help, asking questions, feel free to come by and get involved.
  • and if you have NO Experience, but just want to come by and get involved, feel free to do so!!!
  • Alternately, if you have any interest at all, feel free to reply right here, on this talk page. please ping me when you do so, by typing {{ping|sm8900}} in your reply.

we welcome your input. thanks!! --Sm8900 (talk) 01:55, 13 January 2020 (UTC)

Page move discussionEdit

Greetings! I have recently relisted a requested move discussion at Pattom Thanupillai ministry, regarding a page relating to this WikiProject. Discussion and opinions are invited. Thanks, Cwmhiraeth (talk) 10:49, 13 January 2020 (UTC)

Pasi (caste)Edit

This is to draw the attention to bring in notice in assessment and modification on Pasi (caste), as the article in the current state seems to be failing Neutral point of view as it only talks about the past of the community and its content is mostly discriminatory relyed on the sources published before the partition of India and the formation of the Indian constitution which has legally abolished caste, gender and racial discrimination.

The content of the article itself begins with the phrase The Pasi were one of the untouchable communities which is true, yet not neutral and is more of caste-biased and if we follow the same trend and pattern of writing articles on Wikipedia will we begin the article of Narendra Modi with the phrase that ...he was a poor tea-seller belonging to the lower caste-section, OBC... instead of he is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014? We shall also not forget the fact that few authors have quoted India as the land of the Snake charmer with their few minutes of observation at the sea-coast of the Indian ocean which has ultimately portrayed the wrong image of India as it does not make every Indian a snake charmer.

Well-cited edits from the reliable sources to this article was recently reverted by @Primefac: with the summary Whitewashing and comment on my talk page "Please stop trying to whitewash articles and remove any indication that a caste is (or was) an untouchable." even though the "Present circumstances" section has information about the past of the community, which wasn't an attempt to whitewash the article.

Doubtlessly, it's a part of the history of the community which can be included in the history section of the article rather than defaming the community on its history and the past which is legally not valid.

Interested editors are invited to give their point-of-view while considering WP:GS/Caste and WP:NPOV. — Sanskari Hangout 09:54, 14 January 2020 (UTC)

@Sanskari: You should probably take this to the article talk page. Seems like a straightforward "content expression" dispute to me. --regentspark (comment) 15:42, 14 January 2020 (UTC)
This is an issue also found at Paswan and other (previously) Untouchable groups. I suggested the OP find a centralized discussion board to get consensus across the range of articles. Primefac (talk) 16:37, 14 January 2020 (UTC)
I'd also like to ping Sitush to this conversation, as they have dealt with this information at Pasi as well as other locations, and Winged Blades of Godric, who seems to hold the opposite view (for the record, I disagree with their recent removal of that content, but will discuss it further either here or there). Primefac (talk) 16:39, 14 January 2020 (UTC) Comment struck now that I've seen they've just modified the lead. Primefac (talk) 16:41, 14 January 2020 (UTC)

Can anyone help?Edit

I blocked User:GIMEXCO LTD. for a promotional username and promotional edits. I've been advised that the same user exists on the Bengali Wikipedia and that their page there is also promotional. If anyone cares to check that out, I would be grateful. Deb (talk) 15:25, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

Discussion at Wikipedia:In_the_news/Candidates#Ongoing_removal_Citizenship_Amendment_Act_protestsEdit

  You are invited to join the discussion at Wikipedia:In_the_news/Candidates#Ongoing_removal_Citizenship_Amendment_Act_protests. DBigXray 23:45, 22 January 2020 (UTC)

Jaggi Vasudev and Isha related articlesEdit

Just put more eyes on Jaggi Vasudev and Isha Foundation. I had worked hard to remove superfluous and unsourced claims with addition of reception. But I received calls from their probable Bhakts to put Jaggi in positive light for almost ₹30K-40K which I’d refused. I’m receiving mails and messages regarding this off-wiki. There’ve been constant attempts from the foundation via meat and sock to whitewash nonsense of Jaggi. Spot those editors and block them to reduce stress and take these pages upto ECP. Harshil want to talk? 00:54, 24 January 2020 (UTC)

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