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  • Sh. O.P. Gupta Memorial Inter college Debate Contest on 17th Nov 2015

    S.D.P. College holds Debate Contest Ldh.17th .2015

    S.D.P. College for Women ,Ldh. organised Sh. O.P. Gupta Memorial Inter college Debate Contest here today in the Seminar Hall of the college . The contest was organised to commemorate the sweet and pious memory of Late Sh. O.P. Gupta, a social and political activist, philanthropist and freedom fighter. The contest began with Deep Prajvalan and followed by Bhajan "Jhini ,Jhini,Jhini Chadaria Jhini Re..." About 07 teams comprising of 14 participants took part in this contest. They spoke for and against the motion”Private Universities are boon to present Education System in India.” Ms. Sarojani Saida ( Retd. Prof. Ramgarhia College, Phagwara), Dr. R.C. Sharma ( Retd. Prof. Arya College, Ludhiana) , Dr. Inder Mohan Kaur ( Retd. Prof. M.T.S. College, Ludhiana) were the judges of the contest. They listened to the orators with rapt attention and adjudged the following contestants as winners of the contest.

    Team Tropy- Khalsa College for Women, Ldh.

    Ist  Prize- Sh. Gurleen Singh of SCD Govt. College, Ldh.

    IInd Prize- Arshdeep Kaur of Khalsa College for Women, Ldh.

    IIIrd  Prize- Samridhi Juneja of D.D. Jain Memorial College for   Women, Ldh.

    Earlier Dr. Harpreet Singh Dua ,Asst. Prof. G.G.N. Khalsa College and Fellow, Panjab University, Chandigarh presided over the contest. Hon'ble Chief Guest Dr. Dua was accorded a most cordial floral welcome by  honourable members of management and respectable sons of Late Sh. Om Parkash Gupta Sh. Varinder Gupta, Sh. Vijayinder Gupta, Sh. Sanjeev Gupta, Sh. Mangal Sen Grover, Sh. Dharishah Singla, Dy. Director Sh. R.K. Khurana, Sh. H.K. Chugh and Principal Dr. Veena Gian Sngh all Heads of  S.D.P. Institutions Sh. Jasveer Chauhan and Dr. Sanjeev Bindra, Mrs. Shama Gupta , Sh. Vinod Chandla and staff members. Offg. Principal Dr. Veena Maan formally welcomed the chief guest and threw light on the life and achievements of Sh. O.P. Gupta in whose memory the contest had been organised. Hon'ble chief guest with Principal and members of Management and School Principals awarded team trophy and cash prizes of Rs. 1000. Rs.500 and Rs. 300 to the First, Second and Third prize winner. A participation prize of Rs.200 cash was given to all participants. In the last part of the contest, Chief guest addressed the audience and congratulated the winners. He paid tribute to Sh. O.P. Gupta, a seasoned politician and leader of masses and promoter of women empowerment who set up this college so that girls students residing in the vicinity, could avail opportunity of higher education. He congratulated the prize winners and said that it is not the prize but the participation that matters the most and also honoured judges with mementos. Members of Management and Principal  presented memento to the chief guest. Hon’ble Gen. Sec. College Management  Sh.H.K. Chugh delivered vote of thanks. Showing sense of gratitude to all present , he said that the college has long-lasting relations with Dua family and the college feels proud to have a member of Dua family as the Chief Guest of todays’s contest. He thanked judges for sparing time and  performing the tedious task of Judgement, accompanists, participants and  college staff for making necessary arrangements for this contest. He also thanked members of college managements & respectable sons of Late Sh. O.P. Gupta for sparing time and gracing the occasion.

    The contest concluded with National Anthem.