4th April 2013 at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi
The Debating Society of India, has been established to raise standards of Debate and Oratory in India. The DSOI previously organised an India - Pakistan Debate in January 2013 which was broadcast live on Headlines Today. Dr Shashi Tharoor moderated while the teams consisted of Najam Sethi, Shoma Chaudhary, Mani Shanker Aiyer, Salman Haider, Salman Raja, Javed Jabbar, Wajahat Khan and Kabir Bedi.
Now, the DSOI in partnership with The Debating Society of Pakistan, is organizing the first ever schools debate competition, featuring a cross section of the leading schools of India and Pakistan. The participating schools from India include Vasant Valley and Shri Ram School from Delhi, Cathedral and John Connon and Dhirubhai Ambani International from Mumbai, Doon School and Mayo College from North India and La Martiniere Boys and Assam Valley from the East. Pakistan is bringing their Under 17 national champions, as well as Karachi Grammar School, Aitchison College and Lahore Grammar School. These bright and talented young minds will lock horns during a tournament that will run from April 2 to April 4, with the finals at the Siri Fort Auditorium.
DSOI has invited 20 Award Participants for the final debate on 4th April 2013. Interested schools may contact Mahima (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.