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NUJS emerges as a semi-finalist at the Jindal Parliamentary Debate 2018

In yet another brilliant achievement, the team comprising of Indrajeet Banerjie (Class of 2021), Shubrojyoti Mookherjee (Class of 2021) and Kanishk Garg (Class of 2022) has emerged as the semi-finalist of the Jindal Parliamentary Debate 2018 held between the 13th of October to the 15th of October, 2018.

The 6th edition of the Jindal Parliamentary debate was held in the OP Jindal University, Sonipat, Haryana.The debate followed the Asian Parliamentary where there are 2 teams of 3 speakers each. The team that supports the topic is called the Government and the team that opposes the topic is called the Opposition. Each speaker speaks for 7 minutes, in alternating order.First speaker from Governement, then first speaker from Opposition, then second speaker from Government, then second speaker from Opposition and so on. At the end of these 6 speeches, each team can make a shorter Reply speech, for minutes.Either the first or second speaker of each team will have the chance to make this speech. This time the Opposition will start, followed by the Government. The final element if this format is called Points of Information. These are short interjections (questions, comments, statements etc) – usually less than 15 seconds long that the opposite team can offer the speaker who is speaking. The unversity team comprising of Indrajeet Banerjie, Shubrojyoti Mookherjee and Kanishk Garg broke into the semi finals of the debate.

Apart from this, Sreeja Pal finshed on the judging panel of the debate's final and the team consisting of Jatin Kadam, Aman Goyal and Amartya Srivastava broke into the quarter finals of the tournament.

We congratulate the winners on yet another excellent performance displayed and wish them the very best.


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