National Debate Competition, 2017 on Customs and Cultural Identity Are Impediments to Legal Reforms

Simran Sahni
3 March 2017 4:57 AM GMT
National Debate Competition, 2017 on Customs and Cultural Identity Are Impediments to Legal Reforms
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Date: 29th March, 2017

Venue: Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law University of Delhi

Campus Law Centre’s Seminars, Debates and Discussions Society (SDS) brings to you its first-ever National Debate on the topic “Customs and Cultural Identity Are Impediments to Legal Reforms” on 29th March, 2017. This debate exemplifies the constant endeavor of the nearly century old institution to provide a platform for diverse views on contemporary social and legal issues, helping to understand society and its evolution, thereby maintaining the spirit of dynamism.

Format for the Debate:

Round 1: Preliminary Selection Process

Students are required to submit a 500 word abstract, which is to be accompanied by a two minute video recording of the same. They can decide to take a position either For the Motion or Against the Motion. The abstract should clearly indicate the side chosen by the participant and reflect a view consistent with it.

For rules for the submission of the abstract and video, click here.

Round 2: Live Debate

Selection of Finalists- 10 speakers would be selected based on the above mentioned abstracts and videos (5 speakers For the Motion and 5 speakers Against the Motion) to appear for a debate at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi.

To know more about the theme and idea behind the debate, click, here or visit Facebook Page.


  • Winner, for the motion : ₹10,000

  • Winner, against the motion : ₹10,000

  • For finalists: certificates and books

No registration fees.

For further information, please contact-

  • Akshaya Agarwal: 9999777687

  • Livya Krishnan: 8588001858

  • Garima Verma: 9999322190

  • Bhupender Kaushik: 8802726213

  • Ankita Gandhi: 9871615654

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