14th Dr. Amidas Goradia Inter school Hindi Debate 2018 for classes 4 and 5

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The 14th Dr. Amidas Goradia Inter-School debate in Hindi was held at The Indian School on Thursday, 9th August 2018. The event saw an overwhelming participation of 27 eminent schools of Delhi-NCR. The purpose of the debate is the promotion of Hindi as a national language among primary school children in Delhi.

The chief guest at the event was Senior Journalist and popular media person Mr. Pankaj Pachauri, founder and editor in chief of GoNews, India’s first app based TV news channel.

Addressing the students Mr. Pachauri emphasised upon 3 key points:
 One should always respect one’s elders
 One must always be polite in all conversations
 Failures should be taken in one’s stride.

The debate was adjudged by prominent panelists, namely- Dr. Sanjeev Kaushal ( poet), Mr. Kamlesh Keshot ( journalist), Mr. Lalit Flaura ( writer and poet) and Ms. Kawaljeet Kaur ( Faculty at Gargi College).

After the lighting the ceremonial lamp and the choir’s rendition of the Saraswati Vandana, Principal Mrs. Tania Joshi welcomed the guests and young participants of classes 4 and 5. The young debaters seemed charged up and ready to field their flourish on the topics of their choice! The topics for debate were:

1. ‘Canteen ki zarurat nahi hai Janab, ghar ka bana khana hai lajawaab!’
2. ‘ Kaha gayi Dadi-Nani ki kahani, wo kagaz ki kashti, wo baarish ka paani.’
3. ‘Ghar mein Maa, school mein Madam, Uff!’

The judges were very impressed by the level of articulation of the children and the fluency with which they spoke. They complimented the young debaters for their confidence and the clarity of their thoughts.

Principal Mrs. Tania Joshi announced the result. The rolling trophy was won by DPS Vasant Kunj, while the runner up trophy was awarded to Gyan Bharti School.

Aditya of Tagore International School Vasant Vihar was adjudged Best Speaker, Yukti Koli of Gyan Bharti School and Kirti Madaan of Blue Bells School won the second and third best speaker awards respectively. The enthusiasm and determination of the participants was commendable. The competition was a huge success.

Ms. Sushila Negi.

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