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Intercollegiate Debate

A debate competition was conducted by The Hindu, India’s leading English newspaper in association with Rostrum, the Speaker’s club of The Alva Education Foundation on March 24th, 2017 at Alva’s College, Vidhyagiri, Moodbhidri.

My friend Suruchi Kaloti and I teamed up and competed against 82 other teams from 6 different districts of Karnataka. The competition was tough, many teams had such conviction in their speech and debated with such fierceness, it sent chills down my spine!

It boiled down to 10 finalists who spat fire with their words and indeed it was quite an intense round. But we fought harder and made sure our voices were heard and together, we beat them all and won first place!


The entire event was covered by the press and so we even featured in an article for their esteemed paper!

We even featured on the Manipal University LED Billboard!

And on their Facebook page as well!