BRO. ET.DUNNE MEMORIAL INTER HOUSE ENGLISH & HINDI DEBATE 2017

Bro.Eugune Timothy Dunne was a kind and honourable soul who had an indispensible part of SJA  family for quite some time. Though he left for his heavenly abode on 2nd February, 2009, his voice still echoes amongst us through the annual Inter-House debate held in his memory.

This year ninth edition of the debate took place on 19thAugust,2017 in the school auditorium. The Chief guest for the occasion was our Principal Reverend Bro. BabuVerghese.Bro.Binoi also graced the occasion. The programme commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by Bro.Babu Verghese,, Bro.BinoiMrs.NathMr.K.Kathpalia  and Mr.K.Raj.

The English Debate was held first. The imminent judges who adjudged the Debate were Mrs.Nadira Ahmad, Mr. Michael A.Burrows and Mrs.S.Hasan. This year the debate was held in two rounds, round one extemporary debate followed by Turncoat. Vaishnavi Mishra was the comp ‘ere while RabjotSethi was the Chairperson for the debate.

Adya Vasudev let everyone in prayer. The motion under fire was “Economics has replaced ethics in youth’s life today” Each debater spoke with immaculate precision, aplomb, conviction  and passion. In battle of wits and words in the extempore debate Payal Mehrotra of Duffy House emerged as the winner and the Best Rebuttal speaker. While Malvika Dangwal of Donovan House was the Runners Up and the best Turncoat speaker. Bergin House emerged as the Best Team in the English Debate.The organisers for the English Debate were Pushpak Bhandariand Rachna Gulati.

After the interval the Hindi Debate was held. The topic was “GST is beneficial for the nation”. The imminent judges who adjudged the event were Mrs.V.Sharma,Mrs.P.Chawla and Mrs.S.Jain. Anuksha Negi was the comp ‘ere of the event while Aryan Srivastav was the Chairperson for the debate. After the battle of the wits which lasted for over an hour. Yashveer Anandof Dooley House and Abhinav Uniyal of Bergin house were declared the joint winners of the Proposition side and RiddhiSehgal of Duffy and Naina Gupta of Donovan house were declared the winners of the Opposition side.Bergin House was the Runners Up house while Duffy was the Best House ,and it also lifted the coveted trophy.

Bro.Babu Verghese spoke about GST  and said that it will result in the economic integration of the country and maybe one day after 50 years ,we may also be living in a utopian world where we don’t have to pay taxes. The Senior School coordinator Mr.S.Gupta spoke about the importance of GST and how it is helping in saving thousands of crores which will contributing in the nation’s progress. Mrs.R.Gulati gave a vote of thanks and concluded the programme. Mrs.S.Tiwari, Mrs.B.Negi and Mrs.A.Bisht were the organisers of the Hindi Debate.

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