Last updated on: January 20, 2020 at 10:10 pm IST
Sonapur, January 20: Sonapur College, Sonapur, Kamrup (M), Assam is organizing a North East India Inter College Debating Competition 2019-20 on February 5 at 10.30 AM in the college premises. The topic of the debate is, in the opinion of the house “Frequent experiments and policy changes in Indian Education Scenario have actually created problems than solutions”.
The former Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh and former Chairperson, Union Public Service Commission, Prof. David Reid Syiemlieh will grace the debate competition as the Speaker of the House.
It is worth mentioning that the debate competition has achieved large reputations over the years and become a favourite destination for the budding talents of debate. In previous occasions the competition was chaired by the stalwarts like former Speaker of Loksabha, Late P. A. Sangma, renowned columnist, poet and editor of Nagaland Page Monalisha Chankija and former Governor of Meghalaya, Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary.
The debaters in the competition can speak either in English or in Assamese. The organizing committee has requested the principals of different colleges of the region to send a team comprising of two debaters, one to speak for and the other against the motion. The organizers have informed that the winners of the competition will be awarded with the Sinam Uriba Singh Memorial Prizes which comprises of trophies and cash prizes. The best and the second best debater will be awarded with Rs 10,000 and Rs. 7,000 respectively, while the third best debater will receive Rs. 5,000, besides memorial trophies.
Similarly, the best team and the second best team will be honoured with Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 3, 000 besides memorial trophies. The organizers have requested the interested participants to confirm their participation on or before January 31, 2020, through e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Dr. Devabrot Khanikor, Principal (+91 9435354374), or Dr. Sinam Iboton Singh, Convener (+91 9435551202).
The accommodation will be provided to the out station participants on request. For details the interested participants may visit www.sonapurcollege.ac.in.