Chandigarh’s Ranbir Singh represents India in the International Rotary-Rotaract Debate 2020

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Chandigarh’s Ranbir Singh represents India in the International Rotary-Rotaract Debate 2020

  Chandigarh’s Ranbir Singh represents India in the International Rotary-Rotaract Debate 2020

Rtr. Ranbir Singh bagged the title of  the Best Interjector at the International Rotary-Rotaract Debate competition 2020. The Rotary-Rotaract Debate was an event that gathered the attention of youth far and wide. The pandemic did not curb the spirits of eager debaters as they left their podiums and took to online platforms to participate in the International Rotary-Rotaract Debate 2020. The Preliminary round for the debate was conducted in September wherein Rtr. Ranbir Singh from Rotaract Club Chandigarh Shivalik and Rtr. Mukund Kakkar from Rotaract Club UILS qualified to represent the RI District 3080 in the Nationals.

Expressing pleasure on the splendid performance of Rtr. Ranbir, DRR Samir Madan said, “It really warms my heart to see our member succeeding like this. I feel proud to have such talented rotaractors in the district. I am sure Rtr. Ranbir shall continue to reach new heights of success”.

From 30 reputed colleges and 38 Rotaract Districts, 18 teams qualified to voice their opinions in the National Debate. The National round was conducted on 3rd October, 2020 and the motion for the debate was ‘This House believes that bioweapons are overrated as military threats’. Four teams were selected for the International round. R.I.D 3080 was the only Rotaract District to represent India in the International finals.

The International debate took place on 18th October, 2020. It saw the participation of debaters from 13 countries over 4 continents. The event was graced by the presence of past trustee and past Rotary International Director and Rtn. Ashok Mahajan as a chief guest. The motion for the debate was “This House believes that referendums are essential for global peace and development”. The founder and director of Vinuela Consulting Ltd. UK -Mr. Andrew Wright, India’s leading executive presence coach- Ms. S.K. Mehra and former partner, Ernst & Young Chairman, Chance for Childhood Charity, Africa – Mr. Mireo Bardella were the jury members. Rtr. Ranbir Singh with his teammate Rtr. Mukund Kakkar, expressed their views in an articulate and flawless manner.

Rtr. Ranbir Singh bagged the title of  Best Interjector at the International Rotary-Rotaract Debate competition 2020. He’s an active social worker who has made numerous contributions for the betterment of the society. He said, “The journey from Preliminaries to Internationals was an enriching one. I learned a lot from the fellow debaters I met along the way and it was my pleasure to have been given the opportunity to participate in this event by my club president”.

Chandigarh’s Ranbir Singh represents India in the International Rotary-Rotaract Debate 2020

After a day of enthralling debating sessions, LSR college of India grabbed the first position whereas Sri Lanka and Nigeria ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively.

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