Delhi got it’s own ‘the Great Britain Debate’, solemnly condemned by the British High Commission and crafted serenely by the Lady Sri Ram College. Anmol Sharma and Sidaq Batra, jewels of Sri Venkateswara College bagged its title while Pratyaksha Jha and Arito Bose came as the runners-up.
Elaborating the Great Britain Debate, this is held across 8 cities such as Bhopal, Patiala, Dehradun, Jaipur, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, and Hyderabad. British High Commission network was the sole organizer of this 4th edition; all in association with Chevening Scholarships. The theme being portrayed as 32 debating teams of several universities and colleges in Delhi, speaking on gender equality along with sustainable development. Competition with all motifs was observed.
The Head of Political and Bilateral Affairs, British High Commission, Hannah Cockburn said that it is the fourth consecutive year they have been conducting this debate; they are all delighted for this nationwide participation from across the country. They were overwhelmed with the debaters of the upcoming generation. This would add up as an important ingredient to the ‘Living Bridge’ developed between UK and India.
The winners are awarded a Kindle, annual British Council Library membership and ‘Hey Success’ premium membership. The winners will get a chance to interact with Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG, the British High Commissioner to India.