‘There is nothing like oration, it is a skill that can turn a commoner into a king.’ Students of SBPS enthralled the audience with their oratory skills in Debate, Declamation and Extempore competition organised on 21st and 22nd of July, 2017.The senior group of Std. 9th to 12th participated in the Debate competition and spoke in affirmation and negation of the topic ‘The state of Jammu & Kashmir should have special status as per article 370’. Swati Soumya and Aditya Ranjan of Atharvaveda got the first prize, Amisha and Shreyansh Dubey of Yajurveda received 2nd prize, Mehul Krishna & Tanisha Vidyarthi of Samveda were awarded 3rd prize while Ujjwal Mohta & Harshwardhan of Rigveda stood fourth. Aditya Ranjan of Std. 9 and Tanisha Vidyarthi of Std. 12 were declared the best speakers.
The junior group of Std. 6th to 8th participated in Declamation and Extempore competition. The topic for the declamation competition was ‘Tryst with Destiny’, the famous speech of Jawahar Lal Nehru. Anushka Goyal of Samveda received the first prize, while the second, third and fourth positions were bagged by Harshal of Yajurveda, Khushi Singh Chauhan of Atharvaveda and Anushree Khaitan of Rigveda respectively. In the Extempore competition, students spoke on the topic such as ‘Freedom’, ‘Escape’, ‘Respect’ etc. Amogh Agrawal of Rigveda bagged the first prize while second position was secured by Pratyush Poddar of Atharvaveda. Karan Dalanja of Samveda and Nandini Gupta of Yajurveda shared the 3rd prize.