Mozilla Awareness Event in Rural Area of Punjab

With the Help of Punjabi community, we organize a event dedicated to Mozilla and its variant available in Punjabi on 24th Jan, 2015 at rural area of Punjab, Takhtupura (Moga District).

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Event was organized in Local High School of village, despite very bad weather outside. The young peoples (Mostly collage students) of Takhtupura came to attend this event.

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Event was started at 12 Noon, there was no sun outside and weather was around 4 degree with chilled air. We started with the Welcome speech for audience and continue with the Mozilla mission and various other projects running by Mozilla.

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Inder Punj started to tell them about Firefox, Firefox OS and Thunderbird, Peoples was too surprised to knew that Mozilla Firefox is available in Punjabi also, Inder gave them demo how they can use Punjabi version of Firefox on their desktop and how they can switch firefox in Punjabi on their mobile. Peoples were excited and tried the same on their mobiles and was happy to see their mobile browser running in Punjabi. Inder request peoples to use Punjabi version of Firefox on their android phones as well on their Desktop and tell your friends and family about it.

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Later Pirthi introduced them with the FirefoxOS and told them about the cheapest smart phone available in the market. Peoples was numb to listen that there is cheap smart phone by Firefox available to use. Later we show them the Mozilla Firefox OS phones and tell them how it works in Punjabi and requested peoples to use this as much as they can and tell us in case any improvement/bug etc.

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Later Pirthi and Inder Punj interact 1:1 with the peoples and answer their all queries. Peoples was curious to ask question about Mozilla mission and products. Some of the young collage students requested us to organize such event in their collages so that more people can benefited from these free softwares in Punjabi.

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At end refreshment had been given to the peoples. Served them snacks and soft drinks. Pirthi and Inder say thanks to the peoples for make this event a success and requested them to continue to support Punjabi community and Mozilla.

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At end group photo was at school courtyard with promise from peoples that they will use and promote Punjabi community and Mozilla efforts as much as possible.

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Punjabi community would like to Thanks Jeff Beaty and Mozilla to help us to organize this event.

Press release on on the leading Punjabi news paper – http://beta.ajitjalandhar.com/news/20150126/20/822512.cms#822512

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