Wednesday, 27 February 2013

BOL, The National Trilingual Inter-University Debate.

The second day of MiRAAS 2013 witnessed an early start with the National Tri-lingual Inter-University Debate; the motion fought for and against was, “This house believes that in times of National Crises, media has been very responsible”. For three consecutive sessions, debaters from 22 renowned colleges and universities including Aligarh Muslim University, University of Delhi, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Lovely Professional University, IIT, Mumbai, Amity Business School, Noida, Jammu University, G.B.Pant University etc.displayed their oration, and tried to set the motion in their favour within the four minutes provided to each one of them.
The event was judged by a panel of judges, Dr Mohammed Shaheen,  JNU, Prof. Mohammed Akmal, NIOS, Dr Hannan, NCERT, and Prof. Ibn-e-Kamal, former HOD, Urdu, University of Delhi. Prof. Kamal also acted as the Chairperson for the session in Urdu. Mr. Bhupen Singh, IIMT, was the chair for the session in Hindi. The English debate had Prof Badr-ul-Islam from the Political Science Department as the chair and Amina Jung and Rose Varghese in the judging panel.

The event was attended by a host of students, teachers and other guests. They applauded the speakers for their interesting and informative arguments. The event stretched over three sessions and a period of more than 5 hours. The Debating Club expresses gratitude to all the participating Colleges and Universities in anticipation of seeing them again next year.

Vismaiy Avasthi                                                                                                             Kashif Shakeel
B.A.(H) English                                                                                                                       (Photos)

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