A parliamentary debate on the contemporary issue of reservation was organized at Law College Dehradun, the subject of the debate was “Should the National Reservation Policy be reviewed?” The competition stretched over a period of six days and sixty students participated in the debate. The participants were divided in Government and opposition.
At every level of competition, bills on serious issues were moved by the treasury bench on which intensive discussion was held.Both the government and opposition benches presented their logical arguments in favour and against the motion.
The Chief Guest and the special invitee at the event were the Hon’ble Chancellor Mr. Jintendra Joshi Vice Chancellor, Prof. S. C. Joshi recpectively. the Dean/Principal of Law College Prof(Dr) Rajesh Bahuguna informed the dignitaries about the various stages through which the debate had evolved.
Addressing the students and the faculty on this occasion, the hon’ble Chancellor Mr Jitendra Joshi, maintained that the policy of reservation is a sensitive issue and it requires constructive and unbiased discussion.
In his address, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. C. Joshi said that constructive discussions over burning issues like reservation help develop the critical thinking skills among the students. He thanked the participants as well as the organizers of the debating competition. The other dignitaries present on the occasion were, Dr. Poonam Rawat, Kumar Ashutosh, Pramod Tiwari, V. Bhuneshwari, Dr. Amit Upadhyay, Anjum Parvez, Dr. Anil Dixit, Dr. Gagandeep Kaur, Dr. Sushim Shukla, Dr. S. S. Islam, Neeta Bisht, Dr. Jai Shankar Ojha, Abhiranjan Dixit, Pankaj and hundreds of students.
The winners were:
The Opposition Team : Team members: Faiz Khan, Muskan Satiza & Kanika Jaiswal
Best Adjudicator: Sheva Khan
Best Speaker: Faiz Khan