Education

Bhavan Vidyala Chandigarh wins Inter-School Debate Competition

Punjab Tribune Bureau | August 17, 2019 04:11 PM

CHANDIGARH: The final round of Oratio, the Interschool English Debate Competition conducted by Bhavan Vidyalaya Chandigarh concluded here today. Twelve finalists deliberated on the relevance of Gandhian Principles in contemporary times. 

Anhad Kaur of Class XII, Bhavan Vidyalaya Chandigarh bagged the first prize.  Ahona Mandal of Delhi Public School, Chandigarh stood second and Aekam Mohan Singh of St. John’s School stood third.

Neeral Raina of Saupins School, Chandigarh got the consolation prize while Riti Krishnan and Raunaq Singh Bawa won the award for the Best Interjection.

Chief Guest Ruberderjit Singh Brar, Director Public Instructions (Schools) and Higher Education, UT Chandigarh complimented the students for the enlightening views and said that Gandhian principles can never be undermined which have continued to guide us for centuries and have motivated many world leaders like Dalai Lama and Barack Obama.

Chandigarh Administration is working out a new education policy which would change the way we look at education, and would also, be participating in PISA 2021 (Programme for International Students Assessment) as per Prime Minister’s vision, Brar said.

Honouring Chief Guest Ruberderjit Singh Brar

RK Saboo, Chairman and patron of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chandigarh complimented the students for their participation and providing a glimpse of Gandhi’s thoughts.

Bhavan Vidyalaya Chandigarh has planned a series of year-long activities for the students to delve into the deeper meaning of Gandhian philosophy and its relevance in the modern world.

The Judging panel included a team of erudite individuals, namely, Col (Retd) P.K. Vasudeva, Senior Professor, ICFAI Business School & University Business School, Panjab University: Harjit Vasudev, Director (Retd) Regional Institute of English, Chandigarh and Archana Verma Singh, Assistant Professor of English Literature, SD College, Chandigarh.

Have something to say? Post your comment
Must Read
DC Muktsar MK Aravind Kumar presides over the meeting of the environment committee of the district
DC Muktsar MK Aravind Kumar presides over the meeting of the environment committee of the district
Man commits suicide, wife, and mother in law and a relative booked for taunting about his marital life
Man commits suicide, wife, and mother in law and a relative booked for taunting about his marital life
Punjab CM meets Behbal Kalan incident victims' kin, promises time-bound probe
Punjab CM meets Behbal Kalan incident victims' kin, promises time-bound probe
Doctors must prescribe the medicines on the letterhead slip, if they use simple slip, must put their signatures along with stamp of designation ,ADC Faridkot
Doctors must prescribe the medicines on the letterhead slip, if they use simple slip, must put their signatures along with stamp of designation ,ADC Faridkot
Will the Kartarpur corridor remain opened for long? From day one, it has been a hot political warfare to get credit and discredited
Will the Kartarpur corridor remain opened for long? From day one, it has been a hot political warfare to get credit and discredited
Melania Trump to visit Delhi govt school during India visit: Sources
Melania Trump to visit Delhi govt school during India visit: Sources
Two Nigerians arrested for staying without valid documents in Delhi
Two Nigerians arrested for staying without valid documents in Delhi
Muktsar fines 132 school vehicles, impounds 24 in two days, while Faridkot only fined 17, impounded 4 on Monday, influential being spared
Muktsar fines 132 school vehicles, impounds 24 in two days, while Faridkot only fined 17, impounded 4 on Monday, influential being spared
SAD urges Punjab govt to declare there will be no tampering with reservation policy
SAD urges Punjab govt to declare there will be no tampering with reservation policy
Punjab to honour cops under 'Appreciate and Commend' scheme
Punjab to honour cops under 'Appreciate and Commend' scheme
Four family members shot dead by cop by visiting in-laws house
Four family members shot dead by cop by visiting in-laws house
School buses run at full speed ignoring the Apex court guidelines, authorities sleep until precious lives lost
School buses run at full speed ignoring the Apex court guidelines, authorities sleep until precious lives lost