Inter-House Tibetan Debate

The second inter-house Tibetan Debate was held on the evening of Thursday, September 18 under the supervision of Tibetan Department. There were three participants from each house (Nyatri, Songsten, Trisong and Triral) and the first speaker has to define the topic, second speaker was to speak either for or against the motion and the third speaker was to conclude the topic within the time bound. Students were given practice to present their topic on extempore basis and they were given some time to ponder on the topics. Each house gets the topic through the draw of lot. The speakers of the second inter-house debate spoke on the following topics;

Master Tashi Gyatso was adjudged as the best debater from the second round of inter-house debate. The winning teams’ standings are as follow; In the first position we have Songsten house with 109.5 points, followed by Nyatri house with 100.5, Triral house with 86 points and Trisong house with 82 points. The individual and house winners were given prizes by Gen. Kalsang Wangdue la, the Head for the Teachers’ Professional Development based at upper Tibetan Children’s Village School.