Senior Debate Results

India's youth are disconnected from our history, politics and culture because it isn't made attractive enough | SD1

WINNER

Aryan Hotta

CLASS : X

DAV Vedanta International School, Lanjigarh

RUNNER-UP

Anu Dheekshanya R

CLASS : IX

The Pupil Saveetha Eco School, Senneerkuppam, Chennai

THE FINEST POINT

Anu Dheekshanya R

CLASS : IX

The Pupil Saveetha Eco School, Senneerkuppam, Chennai

COUNTER STRIKE

Khai Jun Divakar

Yamini Lakshmi Mentha

CLASS : IX

Kensri School, Bengaluru

LIGHTER SIDE

Aryan Hotta

CLASS : X

DAV Vedanta International School, Lanjigarh

Learning in one's mother tongue instead of English-medium till grade 5 will preserve our languages, culture | SD2

WINNER

Khai Jun Divakar

Ryan Majumder

CLASS : X

JSS Public School, Bengaluru

RUNNER-UP

Khai Jun Divakar

Saideep Keshri

CLASS : X

Apeejay School, New Delhi

THE FINEST POINT

Khai Jun Divakar

Ryan Majumder

CLASS : X

JSS Public School, Bengaluru

COUNTER STRIKE

Khai Jun Divakar

Yuvraj Singh Pundir

CLASS : X

St George's College, Mussoorie

LIGHTER SIDE

Khai Jun Divakar

Nandini H Popat

CLASS : IX

he PSBB Millennium School, Somayampalayam, Coimbatore

India's education system does not foster innovation and is outdated | SD3

WINNER

Khai Jun Divakar

Gundeti Aishita

CLASS : IX

Suchitra Academy, Hyderabad

RUNNER-UP

Khai Jun Divakar

Manish M

CLASS : IX

Montfort School, Kattur

RUNNER-UP

Khai Jun Divakar

Snehal Jalan

CLASS : IX

The Heritage School

THE FINEST POINT

Khai Jun Divakar

Gundeti Aishita

CLASS : IX

Suchitra Academy, Hyderabad

COUNTER STRIKE

Khai Jun Divakar

Navaneeth V Sankar

CLASS : IX

Loyola School

LIGHTER SIDE

Khai Jun Divakar

Snehal Jalan

CLASS : IX

The Heritage School

It is right for schools and governments to monitor your social media activity | SD4

WINNER

Michelle Theophine

Ram Daftari

CLASS : IX

Birla High School

RUNNER-UP

Shaurya Swaraan

Medha Sharma

CLASS : IX

Sri Kumaran Children's Home, Bengaluru

THE FINEST POINT

Khai Jun Divakar

Vanya Bansal

CLASS : IX

Shiv Nadar School

COUNTER STRIKE

Khai Jun Divakar

Medha Sharma

CLASS : IX

Sri Kumaran Children's Home, Bengaluru

LIGHTER SIDE

Khai Jun Divakar

Mridini M

CLASS : VIII

National Public School, Kalkere

Students should have the right to protest for just causes when in school | SD5

WINNER

Abhijit Majhi

Arush Sarma

CLASS : IX

Sai International School

RUNNER-UP

Vasundra S

Vrishab Anurag Venkataraghavan

CLASS : IX

Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary School, Nungambakkam

THE FINEST POINT

Khai Jun Divakar

Vrishab Anurag Venkataraghavan

CLASS : IX

Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary School, Nungambakkam

COUNTER STRIKE

Khai Jun Divakar

Arush Sarma

CLASS : IX

Sai International School

LIGHTER SIDE

Khai Jun Divakar

Hitansh Bhutani

CLASS : VIII

PSBB Senior Secondary School, Siruseri, Chennai

Ancient Indian Science achieved more than modern Indian research | SD6

WINNER

Charuhasini Chaitra Madasu

Prathyusha Udupa

CLASS : IX

Poorna Prajna Education Centre, Sadashiva Nagar, Bengaluru

RUNNER-UP

Anisha Dutta

Kashyap Tiwari

CLASS : IX

Gitanjali Senior School

THE FINEST POINT

Khai Jun Divakar

Prathyusha Udupa

CLASS : IX

Poorna Prajna Education Centre, Sadashiva Nagar, Bengaluru

COUNTER STRIKE

Khai Jun Divakar

S ANISH

CLASS : IX

Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary School, KK Nagar

LIGHTER SIDE

Khai Jun Divakar

Kashyap Tiwari

CLASS : IX

Gitanjali Senior School

Festivals like Diwali being labeled as pollution fests: Fact or hypocrisy? | SD7

WINNER

Charuhasini Chaitra Madasu

Sai Siri Varshini

CLASS : VIII

Meridian School

RUNNER-UP

Anisha Dutta

Ayeisha Reji

CLASS : VIII

Abdul Salam Rafi Residential School, Thiruvananthapuram

THE FINEST POINT

Khai Jun Divakar

Ayeisha Reji

CLASS : VIII

Abdul Salam Rafi Residential School, Thiruvananthapuram

COUNTER STRIKE

Khai Jun Divakar

Niranjan Unnikrishnan

CLASS : VIII

Bodhi School, Trivandrum

LIGHTER SIDE

Khai Jun Divakar

Sai Siri Varshini

CLASS : VIII

Meridian School

Cuition/NEET/JEE coaching classes should be restricted only to the weekends | SD8

WINNER

Charuhasini Chaitra Madasu

Neha Singirikonda

CLASS : IX

CHIREC International School

RUNNER-UP

Anisha Dutta

Maanya Chaturvedi

CLASS : X

Mother's International School

THE FINEST POINT

Khai Jun Divakar

Neha Singirikonda

CLASS : IX

CHIREC International School

COUNTER STRIKE

Khai Jun Divakar

Maanya Chaturvedi

CLASS : X

Mother's International School

LIGHTER SIDE

Khai Jun Divakar

Gayathri Rajesh

CLASS : VIII

Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Vaduthala

Using Made In India products shows your patriotism | SD9

WINNER

Charuhasini Chaitra Madasu

Jay Min Divakar

CLASS : VIII

Gems Modern Academy, Kochi

RUNNER-UP

Anisha Dutta

Nivriti Senthilkumar

CLASS : X

Hindustan International School, Padur

THE FINEST POINT

Khai Jun Divakar

Jay Min Divakar

CLASS : VIII

Gems Modern Academy, Kochi

COUNTER STRIKE

Khai Jun Divakar

Nivriti Senthilkumar

CLASS : X

Hindustan International School, Padur

Special mention

Khai Jun Divakar

Samikshya Nanda

CLASS : IX

St Xavier's Group of Schools/Krishmamurthy School