KARWAAN– The public speaking club of IMNU conducted their first event for the academic year 2018-19- DWAND: War of Words on 1st and 2nd August, 2018. The participants had to register themselves in teams of three. They were given the freedom to speak in Hindi, English or both. An interesting pre-event, Spin the wheel was held wherein participants had to spin the wheel and express their thoughts about the topic on which the arrow stopped.
In the first round, participants were given a list of topics on which they had to prepare a 4-minute video debating both, for and against the topic. The selected teams were promoted to the round 2 which continued for two days. On the first day, the medium of debate was Hindi and on the second day it was English.
The selected teams were provided with the topics a day before. Two teams were asked to debate on a particular topic – one for the motion and one against. All the teams exhibited great oratorical skills. The debaters displayed confidence in presenting their arguments before the audience and the panel. At the end of the heated yet engaging debates, the team IT’S DEBATABLE was declared as the winner and CKC as the runner-ups of the Hindi debate round. Team SHAKTIMAN and WORDSMITH were respectively the winner and runner-ups of the English debate round. The competition gave participants a creative room to express their opinions.
This article is contributed by Nandini Kansal –
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