Lady Anusuiya Singhania Memorial All India Hindi Debate 2014 began with all decorum and grace on 30th August. The sequence for speaking in the debate was finalized by a lucky draw in the School Cobference Hall at 8000 AM. This was followed by the traditional group photography of all the participants with their escorts and host Principal.
The debate competition began with the welcoming of the Chief Guest Sh. B.K.Arora, President JK White Cement Works, Gotan by presenting a bouquet by Mr. R.C.Joshi, Principal LKSEC. Chief Guest with other administrators offered garland on the statue of lord Ganesha and presented floral tribute to the portrait of Lady Anusuiya and Sh. Kamlapat Singhania, the inspiration behind this programme.
It was followed by the Ganesh Vandana by the students to get blessings from the almighty. Mr. R.C.Joshi welcomed the chief guest, special guest, dignitaries, participants and the students on the debate competition. He expected that this debate will surely going to flow new thoughts in everyone’s mind and soul.
The debate began with announcement of rules for the debate. Participants of the first session were called on to the stage. 16 teams took part with great zest.
BIRLA PUBLIC SCHOOL,PILANI, R K K GIRLS’ PUBLIC SCHOOL,JODHPUR, BIRLA VIDYA MANDIR, NAINITAL , SAWAN PUBLIC SCHOOL,NEW DELHI, MAHARANA MEWAR PUBLIC SCHOOL, UDAIPUR, LADY ANUSUIYA EDUCATION CENTRE,JHALAWAR, SAINIK SCHOOL, KAPURTHALA, PINEGROVE SCHOOL, SOLAN, MAHESHWARI PUBLIC SCHOOL, JAIPUR, MGD GIRLS’ SCHOOL, JAIPUR, PESTLE WEED COLLEGE, DEHRADUN, SAINIK SCHOOL, KUNJPURA, BRCM PUBLIC SCHOOL, BAHAL, LAKSHMIPAT SINGHANIA SCHOOL, KANKROLI, DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL, JODHPUR, ST. XAVIER SCHOOL, JAIPUR
The second session began at 3 p.m in which 15 teams participated.
SAINIK SCHOOL, GHORAKHAL,VIKAS VIDYALAYA, RANCHI,TAGORE PUBLIC SCHOOL, JAIPUR, SIR PADAMPAT SINGHANIA EDUCATION CENTRE,KANPUR, SAINIK SCHOOL, BALACHADI, SAINIK SCHOOL, SUJANPUR TIRA, RAJKUMAR COLLEGE, RAIPUR, MANN PUBLIC SCHOOL, DELHI, BIRLA BALIKA VIDYAPEETH, PILANI, AMBUJA VIDYA NIKETAN SCHOOL, AMBUJANAGAR, YADAVINDRA PUBLIC SCHOOL, PATIALA, L K SINGHANIA EDUCATION CENTRE, GOTAN, SAINIK SCHOOL, CHITTORGARH, VAISH MODEL SR.SEC. SCHOOL, BHIWANI, MODY SCHOOL, LAKSHMANGARH
Mr. Pushpesh Pant, an eminent personality in the field of education was the chief guest for the second session. Mr. Pant has worked in top universities like Delhi University and J N U Delhi. He has worked in many top positions like member of Indian council of world affairs and institute of defense studies and analysis. He is also contributor on food and travel and has scripted and anchored several food and travel TV show.
The competition was judged by Dr. Vimlendu Terthankar, professor DU, Dr. Hemant Kumar professor Shaheed Bhagat Singh College and Dr. Sunil Kumar Tiwari professor DU.
First participant Navdeep of Birla Public School, Pilani said that sports organization have become puppets in the hands of politicians and now we see that administrators are more in number than players in any tournament.
Siddhartha Pal of Rajkumar College, emphasised on free and fair sports authorities for the real development of sports.
Participant of LKSEC also were part of the debate. Ms Bhumika Joshi gave her views in the favour of the topic. She condemned the political interference in sports. She favoured training in the field of sports as well as administration. Then only sports personalities could remove the obstacles in this field.
Master Mayank Verma on the other hand gave her views against the topic. According to him sports too are a part of human culture and politics. Politics if criticized all the time will overshadow its better aspects. We have seen great administrator in sports and the whole world has accepted their mattel.
After the debate the judges gave their views. Dr. Vimlendra Tirthankar gave his best wishes to the participants and praised their efforts.
Another judge Dr. Sunil Kumar praised Lksec for providing such an excellent stage for the citizens of tomorrow.
Mr. B.K.Arora, President JK White Cement Works, Gotan motivated the children to take sports as their career. For this we have to change the environment. He cited the examples for foreign nations where clubs are funding the players. He advocated to Sponsor the sports on all stages.
Chief Guest Dr. Pushpesh Pant blessed the gathering and said that politics is a eternal part of democratic country like India. According to him it’s an important aspect of life but of course politics has a gray shade too. The problem is not in politics but in the commercialization of the games.
In the last Mr. Pranay Kumar, Coordinator of Hindi Debate expressed his gratitude to all in his vote of thanks.