On Centenary, Mallinson hosts debate
Srinagar, June 11: As a part of its centenary celebrations, the Mallinson Higher Secondary School, Sheikh Bagh organized a debate “Nostalgic Kashmiriyat - An Illusion or a Reality” in which various schools participated.
“The debate was held on the BBC Doha World Debates pattern with Dr Midhat, an expert in conducting such shows on the TV as the interjector,” a school handout said.
“The audience consisting of a large number of former pupils of the Mallinson School, members of the participating Higher Secondary schools and intellectuals of the Kashmir University, the Islamic University of Science Technology (IUST), Awantipura and Dr Sunil Wanchoo, Coordinator, INSPIRE program of the Sri Mata Vaishnu Devi University (SMVD), Katra took part in the debate,” it added.
“The former Vice-Chancellor of the IUST Prof (Dr) Saddiq Wahid was the Chief Guest and the oldest former pupil of the Mallinson School Mrs. Sifia (1950) and Mrs. Bashira Kanth(1966)were the guests of Honor. The Judges included Dr Issaac Khan, Dr Muhammed Aslam, and Dr Adil Amin Kak.”
“Both the best debater “For” the motion (Master Mukarram Wahid) and “Against” the motion (Anika Adfar) were chosen from the Delhi Public School, Athwajan.
The Principal and Director, Tyndale-Biscoe and Mallinson Society, Parwez Samuel Kaul thanked the guests.
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