*Beat even Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jamia Millia Islamia University
Jalandhar: LPU students Harpreet Singh Hora (B Tech CSE) & Mriganav Bora (B Tech Bio-tech) have brought laurels to the university by proving themselves as acclaimed national debaters. Both of them recently participated in four prestigious national inter university debate competitions held at top educational institutions of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi and Uttranchal. Debating on diverse topics related to democracy, western philosophy, social media and politics; LPU students made clean sweep in all the 4 competitions by proving their verbal strength and argumentative intelligence. Harpreet and Mriganav won all the 1st Team Prizes in competitions for English category and received winners’ trophies along with cash prizes worth Rs 31,000.
These national inter university debate competitions were held at G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (Uttarakhand), Aligarh Muslim University (Uttar Pradesh), Jamia Millia Islamia University (New Delhi), and Law College Dehradun. LPU students out did participants of more than 50 competing teams from Universities/Institutes like Aligarh Muslim University, Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi and many such other.
Congratulating the skilful debaters, LPU Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal said: “We are happy and proud to see our students excelling in diverse fields. We become happier when we see students from technical domains show their worth in art forms; pharmacy student for film- making; and, arts students for scientific projects. This amalgam of talents in students is identified individually by LPU teachers and in turn students are mentored to bring forth their potentialities in a befitting manner. We wish all the best to Mriganav and Harpreet for their future successes!”
Mrignav Bora who hails from Assam is very happy on his success. He said: “When I joined LPU I was very shy. Looking at the availability of lot of opportunities for personal growth, I participated at the department level. From then onwards my teachers shaped me well and prepared me to participate at national platform. Now my parents are very happy on seeing my growth at LPU on such a coveted level.”