Festival of the Spoken Word
Students of Loreto College participated in Calcuttas Festival of the Spoken Word organized by the Calcutta Debating Circle on December 12and the 13, 2015.
Dipanjana Roy, on December 12, represented Loreto College in an Inter University Debate organized in association with the CDC and SXCAA. The debate saw students from colleges all around the globe participate in a challenging exchange of ideas. Students from Oxford University, Cambridge University, London School of Economics, NUJS Kolkata, Christ University Bangalore, IBA Karachi, North South University Dhaka, Scottish Church College Kolkata, Toronto University, and Loreto College Calcutta were speakers in this session.
On December 13 was the conclusion of the Festival of the Spoken Word wherein speakers from different universities challenged stalwarts like Mani Shankar Aiyar, Scott Furssedon Wood, Anuradha Lohia, Sumantra Bose, Madhu Purnima Kiswar, and Ashoke Vishwanathan. A Young India Jury was formed with debaters from the city and Dipanjana Roy from Loreto College was among them.
The Festival of the Spoken Word was an unforgettable experience!