Ans. Wikipedia is an online Encyclopedia. It is a free publicly editable online encyclopedia, launched in January 2001. Marathi Wikipedia is a free publicly editable online encyclopedia in Marathi. It was launched on 1st May 2003 and is the 8th most visited Marathi language website. As of February 2013, it has only around 38 thousand articles, as compared to more than 41 lakh articles in English. Marathi Wikipedia therefore needs more informative articles for the benefit of the Marathi people who are not well conversant in English.