Debate Competition

Event Date – 29 March, 2022

Time: 11:00 AM-2:00 PM 

Organised by- EXPRESSIONSThe Debating Club, School of Liberal Arts (SLA), Noida International University. 

Name of Competition – The Ideas of Bhagat Singh are Still Relevant in Contemporary World

Venue: SLA, Academic Block


Short Description of the Competition: 

The debate competition was held in remembrance of Shahid-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru. This event was organised for bringing out the oratory skills of the participants.  Participants can express their ideas, emotions, and talent in name of creativity. The difference of opinions is the backbone of the democracy.

Total number of registered Participants Registered Participants from School of Liberal Arts
13 13

Judge Details: Name Organization Expertise Email Id Mobile No.
1 Dr.Ruchika Gupta Director School of Business Management, NIU



  Student Attendees Details:

S.No Name School/Department
1 Shaurya Pratap Singh School of Liberal Arts
2 Priyanshu Singh School of Liberal Arts
3 Sunika Adhikari School of Liberal Arts
4 Trishan Chakravarty School of Liberal Arts
5  Rajina Aryal School of Liberal Arts
6 Vikas Kumar School of Liberal Arts
7 Abu Roland School of Liberal Arts
8 Sahil Pandey School of Liberal Arts
9 Priyanshu Gupta School of Liberal Arts
10 Salim Ubaisi School of Liberal Arts
11 Mohammad Kaif School of Liberal Arts
12 Komal Kumari School of Liberal Arts
13 Avanish Upadhyay School of Liberal Arts


 Process Followed:

The rules of EXPRESSIONS- The Debating Club were:

  • The debate must be in English and Hindi.
  • Each team has two or three constructive speeches, and two to three rebuttal speeches. The affirmative gives the first constructive speech, and the rebuttals alternate: negative, affirmative, negative, affirmative. The affirmative has both the first and last speeches of the debate.
  • No new constructive arguments may be introduced in the rebuttal period. The affirmative must, if possible, reply to the major negative arguments before the last rebuttal.
  • In the questioning period, the questioner may ask any fair, clear question that has a direct bearing on the debate. The questioner may use the period to build up any part of his own case, to tear down any part of his opposition’s case, or to ascertain facts, such as the opposition’s position on a certain issue, that can be used later in the debate. The questioner must confine himself to questions and not make statements, comments, or ask rhetorical questions.

Dr. Ruchika Gupta Director School of Business Management, Esteemed Judge addressed the students and declared the results thereafter.

The results of debating competition:

Winner: Sunika Adhikari- Department of International Relations, NIU.

1st Runner up: Priyanshu Singh- Department of Political Science NIU.

2nd Runner up: Avnish Upadhyay – Department of Political Science NIU

Feedback from Participants:

All the participants who came for the event expressed that such events should be organized at the regular interval. All the participants were very happy with the opportunity that Noida International University had provided them. The problem that some students faced were that of sitting space. But they had a good experience. There were many responses from the participants, and they were positive and reflected the upbeat mood. 

Faculty Coordinators:

Deepak Kataria
Secretary Debating Club

Moin Khan
Member Debating Club


Student Coordinators —

Name Programme
Priyanshu Singh Political Science
Sunika Adhikari International Relations
Jayant Kuda Political Science
Rajina Aryal International Relations



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