Government Polytechnic College Kathua organized a debate competition in the college campus today to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. The function began with paying homage to the Dr. B.R Ambedkar. The Chief Guest of the function was Er. Arun Bangotra, Principal of the college who while speaking on the occasion narrated the various facets of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar and his role in social transformations in India. The Topic for the debate competition was “Philosphy and Contribution of Dr B.R Ambedkar” in which students participated and threw light on the life and contribution of Dr. Ambedkar. The speakers expressed the role of Dr Ambedkar in eliminating the social belief of untouchability for the lower group of people and upliftment of untouchables to enhance their social status by encouraging the education for their socio-economic improvement and welfare of depressed classes.
The speakers also threw light on Dr Ambedkar’s role in drafting the constitution of the independent India and in planning the Indian economic. Dr Ambedkar encouraged people for the growth and development of the industrialization and agricultural industry to enhance the economy of country. Jasbir Singh Choudhary of 6th Semester won 1st prize while 2nd prize went to Raj Kumar of 4th semester and third prize was won by Sourav Singh Charak of 2nd Semester. Munish Kumar a student of 6th semester conducted the proceeding of the programme. Er Ajay thapa, Lecturer, Mechanical was the co-ordinator of the programme. The judges for the competition were Er Sanam Gupta, Upasana Devi and Neeru Devi Lecturers of the college. This function was attended by large gathering of teaching, non teaching staff and students.