Vaad – Vivaad

(Conversations and Arguments)

17th November, 2018 | The Bengal Rowing Club

In 2018, CDC introduced the Hindi of its debating journey. This first chapter was held in partnership with the the Bengal Rowing Club at its Lakeside venue, lovely in its twilight beauty on the evening of the 17th of November 2018. Vaad Vivaad was ably supported by Kalam and Prabha KHaitan Foundation, Caring Minds, Century Ply, Linen Club, Sanmarg and The Telegraph).


” हिंदी ने देश को बांधा कम, बांटा अधिक “

“Hindi has left the nation more divided, than united”

  • Team Proposition :
    Mrityunjay Kumar Singh, IPS (Poet, author, lyricist and folk singer)
    Swati Gautam (Trustee, CDC and Entrepreneur)
    Seema Sapru (Principal, The Heritage School)
    Raj Shekhar ( Lyricist, Bollywood)
    Ankit Yadav (Counsel, Supreme Court of India)
  • Team Opposition:
    Sonal Mansingh ( Classical dancer and member Rajya Sabha)
    Nalini Singh (Senior broadcast journalist)
    Vivek Gupta ( Ex-Rajya Sabha member & Proprietor Sanmarg)
    Ved Raman Pandey (HOD, HIndi, Presidency University)
    Vivek Jha ( Author, Mckluskiegunj)
  • Moderator:

    Ashutosh (Senior Broadcast Journalist and anchor and ex AAP)

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Hindi Debate 2018 at Bengal Rowing Club Part 1

Hindi Debate 2018 at Bengal Rowing Club Part 2