Inter-College Debate Competition
The Department of Education, Patna Women’s College organized an Inter-college Debate Competition on 27.08.2016 on the theme “The Flight of Man causes the Plight of Nature”. The participants of the debate competition were trainees of different B.Ed. Colleges of Patna- St. Xavier’s College of Education, Women’s Training College, Patna Training College, R.P.S. Training College, Tapindu Institute of Higher Studies, Shivam Teacher’s Training College, M.S. Institute of Education.
There were 16 participants, two from each Institute speaking for and against the topic. The jury members of the competition were Mr. Swayam Prakash, Coordinating Editor, Hindustan, Ms. Rashmi Jain, Social Activist and Ms. Sutapa, Retd. Teacher of Mount Carmel High School. The trainees expressed their strong views on the topic and stunned the audience by mesmerizing words. The rebuttal round was an icing on the cake and the students put up questions that made the audience ponder on the topic seriously. The winners of the competitions were-
Best Speaker in Hindi- Amit Kumar, Tapindu Institute of Higher Studies, Patna (For the proposition)
Best Speaker in English- Anumeha, Patna Women’s College, Patna (For the proposition)
Best Speaker in English- Sandeep Kumar, St. Xavier’s College of Education, Patna (Against the Proposition)
Best Speaker in Hindi- Shweta Sinha, M.S. Institute of Higher Studies, Patna. (Against the Proposition)
The second runner-up was St. Xavier’s College of Education, the First runner up was Tapindu Institute of Higher Studies, and Patna Women’s College stood up as the winner of the competition.
The discussion on the topic was a lesson for the trainees that one should aim high but not at the cost of nature.