Debate competition on ‘Access to Justice’ held

The prizes were awarded according to individual performance of the participants.


A district level debate competition under access to justice, NE and JK initiative on ‘Access to Justice System and Legal Aid is the Source of Legal Empowerment in Manipur’ was held on Friday at DTC hall Tuibong.

The debate competition was organised by Manipur State Legal Service Authority, Imphal in collaboration with Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India, District Legal Service Authority, Churachandpur and Centre for Community Initiative.

Altogether, 10 students of Churachandpur district from various colleges and universities participated in the debate. The first position was bagged by Vid Lunmang Guite, BA (Political Science) final year student of Rayburn College and received a cash prize Rs 5,000 and a certificate.

Thenhoi Kipgen, MA (Geography) student of Manipur University was in second position and received cash prize Rs 3,000 and a certificate while Priestina Ann Lunkim, BA (Eng) final year student of Rayburn College was in third position and received a cash prize Rs 2,000 and a certificate.

In the debate competition, two groups were formed for the 10 participants, ‘movers’ and ‘opposers’. The prizes were awarded according to individual performance of the participants. All the participants were given certificates by the chairman of DLSA.

First Published:Feb. 13, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
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