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JMA Pilani Bags Honours in Itihas Parishad All India Hindi Debate Competition
The importance of Debate can be judged from the quote of French Essayist Joseph Joubert which goes as "It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it."
By: JMA Pilani
For the past over six decades, every year at Pilani the Itihas Parishad has been conducting an All India Hindi debate competition at the century old Birla School which is the oldest Birla Institution at Pilani. The 68th debate competition held on 15 October 2016 for the middle school children had over 10 schools participating. The topic for debate this year was "Government of India Policies Responsible for Poor Performance in International Sports Events". The venue for the debate was the imposing auditorium of the Birla School Pilani.
The prominent among the participating schools included the well known Pilani schools Birla School, Birla Public School, Birla Balika Vidyapeeth, Birla Shishu Vihar, Goenka Vidya Mandir, Hari Devi Jhutharam Shishu Sadan, Bal Niketan, CEERI Vidya Mandir etc as well as Schools from Jhunjhunu, Bhiwani, Hissar etc.
Miss Yogita Sharma Class VIII and Master Prarit Mudgal Class VII of JMA spoke for and against the topic respectively. While the first prize went to the host school, when it was announced that Prarit Mudgal of JMA Pilani bagged the second prize, there was thunderous applause in the auditorium appreciating his powerful presentation on this burning topic.The JMA Pilani children who had come for the debate competition along with Shri Mahendra Kumar and Mrs Usha Sharma Senior Hindi Teachers at JMA who had groomed them for the competition left the auditorium with beaming faces and pride that they were part of an institution which is a jewel in the crown among the schools at Pilani.
For more details about JMA Pilani see http://jmapilani.org/
About JMA Pilani: Smt. Jamuna Mishra Academy (JMA) established in the year 2004 which has been making rapid strides in early childhood education is presently one of the most sought after schools at Pilani Rajasthan well known in India today for one among top in world ranking BITS Pilani University as well as CSIR Laboratory CEERI and globally renowned Birla Science Museum. JMA Pilani is a Co-educational English Medium School with Experienced Teachers, Spacious Classrooms and Modern Amenities designed to impart Quality Education combined with All Round Personality Development and lay the Best Foundation for the Child's Future. JMA which started in 2004 with an enrollment of 60 students for the Nursery, LKG, First Junior and Class I has grown today till Class XII and enrollment of 900. While the school admits both boys and girls, the girl student enrollment has been steadily rising every year and is presently nearly 50% of the total strength. The school has NCC for boys and the school girls band has been winning laurels every year too. Yoga and Fine arts are not just part of school routine but a way of life for the students.
Mrs Booma Natarajan, Principal
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