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Nikita Tanwar and Aiman Rizvi emerged as winners of the Delhi leg of the GREAT Debate competition securing a position in the grand finale.
The competition was held at the Janki Devi Memorial College yesterday.
Other teams that made it to the Delhi finals were:
- Bharti College
- National Law University
- Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences
- Aligarh Muslim University
The participants were judged by an esteemed panel of judges and were seen debating on the following topic:
- Gender stereotyping is a thing of past
- Asian countries should introduce a common curency
- There should be statutory regulation of the media in India
The grand prize is a one-week sponsored study tour in the UK, which includes visits to historical sites, academic institutions and cultural events along with peer group interactions.
The British Council, Chevening Scholarships and Virgin Atlantic are partnering with the British High Commission to organise the GREAT Debate across India.
Following the grand success of the GREAT Debate held earlier this year in Delhi and Kolkata, British High Commission has increased the scale of the event for the second edition. With participation now extended to cities such as Chandigarh, Kolkata, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram and Jaipur the second edition of the competition is bigger and better. The winning team from each city will be seen in a face off during the grand finale scheduled for November 2014.
Please visit the following websites for more information:
Stuart Adam, Head,
Press and Communications
British High Commission,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021
Tel: 44192100; Fax: 24192411
Mail to: Sakthy Edamaruku