An Inter College Debate Competition was organized by the Maharashtra Police Dept. for students of classes 11 and 12 on the topic ‘Societal Changes rather than stricter laws is required for a safer environment for women’ recently. The competition was held in the Police Gymkhana Complex at Civil Lines.
The event witnessed participation of more than 80 students from various educational institutions of the city and was judged by a panel of 8 eminent judges from the field of Law and Education. The Chief Guest on this occasion was acclaimed academician and an eloquent orator, Dr. Ved Prakash Mishra, former Vice Chancellor of RTMNU. The participants were given a total of 5 minutes to speak in either English or Marathi, with a grace time of 2 minutes each. They were judged on Logical Reasoning, Presentation, Body Language, Confidence, Pitch and Voice Modulation, Command over the language and other skills.
The CPS KR team represented by Arya Daoo of Std 11 F and Hrishita Mishra of Std 11 D spoke for and against the motion respectively, presenting their forceful arguments and received rave reviews from both the judges Adhara Deshpande and Mrunmayee Kukde, from the Dept. of Law.
On the basis of her arguments and marvelous presentation, Arya was declared the winner of the first level, making her eligible to participate in the second level to be held on December 19 at St. Joseph’s Convent, Kingsway on the topic ‘Parents and Society rather than Law Enforcement Agencies have a fundamental role in preventing substance abuse.’
The finals of this competition will be held at Mumbai on January 8, 2020 to mark the ‘Police Raising Day’ with an aim to improve the image and relations between the Police and the public.