GUWAHATI, Oct 19 - The All Assam Inter Jatiya Bidyalay Debate Competition was held at Assam Jatiya Bidyalay, Noonmati, on Saturday. A total of 43 debaters from 22 different Jatiya Bidyalays across the State participated in the competition.
The programme started with an introductory speech by Pranita Devi, teacher of Assam Jatiya Bidyalay. Narendra Mohan Goswami, academic officer of the school, lit the ceremonial lamp, which was followed by the welcome speech by Principal Ghanashyam Medhi.
The topic of the debate was � �In the opinion of the house, today�s marks-oriented education system has reduced students� creativity�.
Ranu Borgohain, retired teacher of TC Govt Girls� HS & MP School, was the Speaker, while the adjudicators of the competition were Priyanku Hazarika, research scholar at Tezpur University; Rajib Bhagawati, research scholar at Gauhati University and Khagen Kalita, executive editor of Protidin Time.
Drishtima Gogoi of Bidyabhawan Jatiya Bidyalay, Dimual, Sivasagar, was adjudged the best debater. Anindita Gogoi of Assam Jatiya Bidyalay, Noonmati, and Chinmoy Jyoti Kashyap of Sankadev Jatiya Bidylay, Gaurisagar were the second and the third runners-up, respectively. Jinti Nath and Kabyanjali Oleman of Sipajhar Jatiya Bidyalay bagged the best team award.