The School of Law, NMIMS Indore is organizing its 1st National Asian Parliamentary Debate Competition – ‘Verbattle’, in memory of the 49th anniversary of the Kesavananda Bharati case.
About SoL, NMIMS
The School of Law under the auspices of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, deemed to be University, Mumbai, Indore Campus, got established in 2019 after receiving approval by the Bar Council of India.
About the Asian Parliamentary Competition
The organizing committee Samvaad, a student-governed committee, was established with intrinsic value of the Ancient Indian Philosophy of Vadashastra: meaning “Truth is discovered and assimilated or realized by debates and discussions,” in 2020.
Samvaad aims to facilitate an inclusive and accessible platform for the new generation of aspiring lawyers by encouraging them to think wisely, talk valiantly, and debate logically; with such values and determination, the committee is organizing its First Edition of National Parliamentary Debate-Asian Style.
The debate rounds would be held in four stages two (2) Preliminary rounds, followed by Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, and The Grand Finale.
Format of Debate
Each debating match will consist of two teams; one to propose the motion and one to oppose it. The team proposing may be known as ‘The Proposition,’ ‘The Affirmative,’ or ‘The Government.’
The team opposing may be known as ‘The Opposition’ or ‘The Negative’. Teams will be designated as the Proposition or the Opposition for each round of the competition.
Fee and Payment: Rs: 350/-
How to Register?
To register for the NMIMS Asian Parliamentary Debate Competition, click on the link given below.
Click here for institutional registration.
Click here for cross-institutional registration.
Last Date of Registrations: 18th April, 2022
Kamna Behrani: 9109698880
Yashaswi Shukla: 9179075954
Gayathri Krishnan: 8356967912
Social Media Handle: @samvaaad
Email Address: samvaad[at]nmims.edu