GANGTOK, July 8: Gyalshing Sanskrit College bagged the 195th Bhanu Jayanti debate competition beating seven other colleges from different parts of the State held at Deorali Girls Senior Secondary School here today.
The inter college debate competition organised by Sikkim Bhanu Jayamti Committee on the occasion of 195th Bhanu Jayanti was taken part by a total of eight colleges from different parts of the State.
Gyalshing Sanskrit College outplayed Sikkim Institute of Higher Nyingma Studies, Deorali to reach the second round.
The topic for today’s debate was ‘Bhoutic Sukh ko kamana lei Adhuniki bhawanalai Masindei cha’ (Lust for materialistic gain destroying spiritual value). The judges for the competition were Sikkim Bureau chief, Himalayan Darpan Ratan Gurung, News Reader/Translator, Akashwani Gangtok Anita Nirola, reputed poet Padam Chetri and social worker Dr Sonam Bhutia.
Speaking on the occasion, Director of School education cum general secretary of Bhanu Jayanti Community SD Dhakal highlighted on the spiritual and materialistic profits are two sides of same coin. Citing the proverb ‘Life is the struggle of opposites’, he referred the example of DDT which was once regarded as vital fertilizer but banned today.
Source: Sikkim Express