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Third All India IISU English Debate

Updated on Mon, 21 March 2016 at 11:39 IST
The IIS University, Jaipur

The Department of English of the IIS University has organized a ‘Third All India IISU English Debate’ on Saturday at IIIM auditorium.

The topic of the debate was a very contemporary one ‘Celebrities make poor role models’.

The main objective of organizing this event was to provide a nationwide platform to the students from various colleges and universities across the country where they can not only express their thoughts but also enhance and showcase their oratorical skills on such a huge platform.

Mr. Ranbir Singh, National President of Indian People’s Theatre Association had chaired the session while Ms. Alka Batra, Managing Director, AEGIES Jobs, Ms. Kanchan Mathur, FICCI FLO Jaipur Chapter and Media expert Dr. Ritu Dutta were the judges on the occasion.

The students from various cities like Mumbai, Gwalior, Ajmer, Kota to name a few have come out as affluent speakers and very well pointed out the negatives and positives on this prevalent topic.

Speakers cited the examples of Swachch Bharat Abhiyan, Sudha Chandran, Yuvraj Singh, Malala Yusufzai, Hanumanthappa and the alike to support their topic. Megha, one of the contestants speaking against the motion said that celebs can either make for good role models or doesn’t make role model at all but they definitely can’t make poor role models.

Another contestant quoted “celebrities are human evidence of what can be achieved”. Celebrities are those who have excelled in their respective profession and they cannot be scrutinized all the time because after all they are humans.

While speaking in favor of the topic contestants refused to make celebrities their role models rather they cited the names of Malala Yousufzai, Hanumanthappa and the like to be as their role models because they are firstly good human beings and celebrities later.

Chairperson, Mr. Ranbir Singh also shared his experience after listening to all the contestants. “In our days people made celebrities that’s why they were transformed into role models but now its social media which makes celebrity and thus they can’t make good role models” Mr. Ranbir Singh.

Towards the end of the competitions, prizes were distributed to the winners. First prize went to very deserving Gaurav Chandnani from St. Xavier’s college whereas Akshay Udawat from S.S.Jain Subodh PG College won second prize and the third prize went to Preksha Jain from The IIS University. The
team trophy went to st. xavier’s.

Lastly, the organizer of the debate and Head of the Department of English Dr. Rimika Singvi gave away the vote of thanks to the participants, esteem judges and the Chairperson.

Jyotika Sachdeva
Media Co-ordinator

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