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Round 1 Shortlist
  • participants
    • Name : Aashay Sahay
    • YP ID : YP1184
    • College Name : Rashtriya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, Bangalore / National Debating Championship
    • Age : 24
    • City : Delhi
    • Debate Won : Ramjas College, Delhi University
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP8dEb-LK7M
  • participants
    • Name : Aayush
    • YP ID : YP1336
    • College Name : Government Law College, Mumbai
    • Age : 20
    • City : Mumbai
    • Debate Won : 1st NKP Salve Foundation Model Indian Parliamentary Session
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oi52WKhqK6Y
  • participants
    • Name : Abhijeet Acharya
    • YP ID : YP1063
    • College Name : DRIEMS
    • Age : 26
    • City : Bhubaneswar
    • Debate Won : Vasantika english debate
    • Topic : Foreign Policy
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bj9CY_vAIo
  • participants
    • Name : Abhik Chatterjee
    • YP ID : YP1178
    • College Name : University of Mumbai
    • Age : 26
    • City : Mumbai
    • Debate Won : OUTLOOK - Speak Out - National Debate Challenge (1st Prize)
    • Topic : Economics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59Z-d-JmiTM
  • participants
    • Name : AJAY gopal
    • YP ID : YP1075
    • College Name : BMSCE , Bangalore
    • Age : 20
    • City : Banglore
    • Debate Won : Yadalam Nanjaiah Setty Rolling Shield, Rotary Debate
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GE6veLq5GGI
  • participants
    • Name : Ankur Dang
    • YP ID : YP1197
    • College Name : Kamala Nehru College
    • Age : 20
    • City : Delhi
    • Debate Won : SSCBS Fresher's Debate
    • Topic : Foreign Affairs
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjwlgwJmTOs
  • participants
    • Name : Anurag Chaudhury
    • YP ID : YP1034
    • College Name : School of Law, Christ University
    • Age : 24
    • City : Delhi
    • Debate Won : CHrist University, Blossoms debate
    • Topic : Foreign Affairs
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzkTiwsQb7A
  • participants
    • Name : Arjun Tomar
    • YP ID : YP003
    • College Name : Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Age : 25
    • City : Mumbai
    • Debate Won : J.T.M. Memorial Debates - won in 2005
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da7_lQaGaKY
  • participants
    • Name : Ashwin
    • YP ID : YP1388
    • College Name : DAV BOYS SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL GOPALAPURAM
    • Age : 20
    • City : Chennai
    • Debate Won : Debating Matters India-IIT Madras
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlyJTnGqsN0
  • participants
    • Name : Avinash Radhakrishnan Iyer
    • YP ID : YP1120
    • College Name : SIU
    • Age : 28
    • City : Banglore
    • Debate Won : National Debate
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flzPb9_yQ6c
  • participants
    • Name : Avinash taneja
    • YP ID : YP1066
    • College Name : SIBM Pune
    • Age : 24
    • City : Pune
    • Debate Won : The Big Fight ( 'Jashnn' by BITS Dubai)
    • Topic : Economics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link :
  • participants
    • Name : Bibi Isharat hasan
    • YP ID : YP1067
    • College Name : Jamia millia islamiya
    • Age : 22
    • City : Delhi
    • Debate Won : NA
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_ESA9Z7Y8Y
  • participants
    • Name : Dilip
    • YP ID : YP1166
    • College Name : University of Delhi
    • Age : 28
    • City : Delhi
    • Debate Won : Department of youth and cultural affairs, kurukshetra university
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : Against
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=denHDhTu0fw
  • participants
    • Name : Fawaz
    • YP ID : YP1379
    • College Name : Aligarh Muslim University
    • Age : 22
    • City : Aligarh
    • Debate Won : IIMT National Debate
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : Against
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0zd9sLTzUE
  • participants
    • Name : Josh Prakash Majumdar
    • YP ID : YP1229
    • College Name : Don Bosco School, Park Circus (Present- 1st Year, Jadavpur University)
    • Age : 19
    • City : Kolkatta
    • Debate Won : L N Birla Memorial Debate
    • Topic : Foreign Affairs
    • For/Against the motion : Against
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18mB2CSwGRY
  • participants
    • Name : Kabir Nanda
    • YP ID : YP1215
    • College Name : The University of Warwick
    • Age : 24
    • City : Mumbai
    • Debate Won : Crossfire (Shri Ram College of Commerce)
    • Topic : Foreign Affairs
    • For/Against the motion : Against
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9xChQV_Z_M
  • participants
    • Name : Kananshree Sharma
    • YP ID : YP1098
    • College Name : LADY SHRIRAM COLLEGE
    • Age : 27
    • City : Delhi
    • Debate Won : NA
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWMp5xCQMIQ
  • participants
    • Name : Kanchana Ramanujam
    • YP ID : YP1189
    • College Name : Dhempe College
    • Age : 25
    • City : Chennai
    • Debate Won : Goa State Youth Festival
    • Topic : Foreign Affairs
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9LxKmfp81Y
  • participants
    • Name : Karmanye Thadani
    • YP ID : YP1130
    • College Name : GNLU
    • Age : 24
    • City : Delhi
    • Debate Won : Won the first prize in a mock parliament competition in a team with another student organized by the School of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India in collaboration with the Rotaract Club. It involved a debate on the Gujarat Control of Organized Crime
    • Topic : Foreign Affairs
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYyWdZmLWAk
  • participants
    • Name : Kavya
    • YP ID : YP1159
    • College Name : Chettinad Vidyashram
    • Age : 19
    • City : Chennai
    • Debate Won : NA
    • Topic : Economics
    • For/Against the motion : Against
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLD9CCG5XPE
  • participants
    • Name : Meera
    • YP ID : YP1171
    • College Name : Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
    • Age : 20
    • City : Ranchi
    • Debate Won : BITOTSAV inter college debate
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pD6nrxMRrB8
  • participants
    • Name : Nivya P Shetty
    • YP ID : YP1058
    • College Name : Sophia High School, Bangalore
    • Age : 22
    • City : Banglore
    • Debate Won : SMVIT Verve
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlnemwzMiig
  • participants
    • Name : Paridhi Singh
    • YP ID : YP1411
    • College Name : Delhi public School Indirapuram
    • Age : 21
    • City : Gurgaon
    • Debate Won : INTERSELIGER BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE, RUSSIA
    • Topic : Foreign Policy
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCM4O_Gg7vo
  • participants
    • Name : Parth Trivedi
    • YP ID : YP1144
    • College Name : Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
    • Age : 21
    • City : Ahmedabad
    • Debate Won : Intellectus-HLIC
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a8oBmaZFqA
  • participants
    • Name : Prakhar Misra
    • YP ID : YP1057
    • College Name : MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology
    • Age : 22
    • City : Gurgaon
    • Debate Won : IDFC all India debate
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ec_SVmN1II
  • participants
    • Name : Prashant balaji
    • YP ID : YP1076
    • College Name : College of Engineering,Guindy,Anna University
    • Age : 20
    • City : Chennai
    • Debate Won : LitFest
    • Topic : Foreign Affairs
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE3WCLxBnkw
  • participants
    • Name : Reijul
    • YP ID : YP1346
    • College Name : IIIT Bangalore
    • Age : 20
    • City : Banglore
    • Debate Won : Frank Anthony Memorial All-India Interschool Debate Competition (National Round)
    • Topic : Foreign Affairs
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8JgeV4lX_U
  • participants
    • Name : Ritvik Chauhan
    • YP ID : YP1349
    • College Name : IIT Bombay
    • Age : 22
    • City : Mumbai
    • Debate Won : SIES Debate
    • Topic : Economics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQVllPysK14
  • participants
    • Name : Rukmini
    • YP ID : YP1142
    • College Name : The London School of Economics
    • Age : 27
    • City : Vadodra
    • Debate Won : Patricipated in many debates at the United world college and at LSE but none of these institutions believed in ranking and giving prizes
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doAIYpyq-uI
  • participants
    • Name : Sadaf Fatima Jafri
    • YP ID : YP1139
    • College Name : City Montessori School Chowk
    • Age : 19
    • City : Lucknow
    • Debate Won : NA
    • Topic : Economics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JstEC5D_Bw
  • participants
    • Name : Saransh
    • YP ID : YP1303
    • College Name : Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
    • Age : 21
    • City : Mumbai
    • Debate Won : Won, Inter-hostel debate-IITB
    • Topic : Economics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yep-mNTYilg
  • participants
    • Name : Shambhav
    • YP ID : YP1368
    • College Name : Ewing Christian College Allahabad
    • Age : 20
    • City : Allahabad
    • Debate Won : A J Gold English Debate
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : Against
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snIMrn9RwCw
  • participants
    • Name : Shivansh Chaudhary
    • YP ID : YP1015
    • College Name : IIT Jodhpur
    • Age : 24
    • City : Bangalore
    • Debate Won : Anataragni
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEOCx-byMVw
  • participants
    • Name : Siddharth Shyamsundar
    • YP ID : YP1050
    • College Name : Fergusson College
    • Age : 19
    • City : Pune
    • Debate Won : NA
    • Topic : Economics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waBlrgeIWqs
  • participants
    • Name : Silvy Kalra
    • YP ID : YP1491
    • College Name : Maitreyi college
    • Age : 21
    • City : Delhi
    • Debate Won : NA
    • Topic : Political
    • For/Against the motion : Against
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FbVNzLbhXM
  • participants
    • Name : Skanda Prasad P N
    • YP ID : YP1121
    • College Name : Visvesvaraya Technological University
    • Age : 25
    • City : Banglore
    • Debate Won : Jerome D' Souza Memorial Parliamentary Debate
    • Topic : Economics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb5fbg0pAY8
  • participants
    • Name : Souradip
    • YP ID : YP1374
    • College Name : IIT B
    • Age : 22
    • City : Mumbai
    • Debate Won : ILS Pune (Champion and Best Speaker)
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlJiN1zKqM8
  • participants
    • Name : Thamee Shahid
    • YP ID : YP1287
    • College Name : Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences
    • Age : 23
    • City : Hyderabad
    • Debate Won : Indian Medical Students Association - HAMSA
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwrX4JuoKUo
  • participants
    • Name : Upendra Kumar Meena
    • YP ID : YP1023
    • College Name : Bharti Vidyapeeth
    • Age : 22
    • City : Delhi
    • Debate Won : Delhi University Model United Nations
    • Topic : Foreign Affairs
    • For/Against the motion : Against
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meKMMDT7PgU
  • participants
    • Name : Vikrant Yadav
    • YP ID : YP1492
    • College Name : Dr. RML National Law University, Lucknow
    • Age : 19
    • City : Lucknow
    • Debate Won : 18th Quanta International Debate
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : Against
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymJKMVFY3SQ
  • participants
    • Name : Vipul Nanda
    • YP ID : YP1141
    • College Name : National Law School of India University, Bangalore
    • Age : 26
    • City : Banglore
    • Debate Won : GNLU Parliamentary Debate
    • Topic : Politics
    • For/Against the motion : FOR
    • Youtube Link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4ruyP5syo0

JURY PANEL

  • Mr. Srinjoy Chowdhary

    National Affairs Editor, Times Now

  • Mr. Ranjan Roy

    Associate Editor, The Times of India

  • Ms. Poonam Singh

    Editor, Times Life

  • Mr. Rahul Kansal

    Executive President, Times Group