Dimapur, July 15 (MExN): Assam Rifles Training Centre & School (ARTC&S), Shokhuvi organized an inter-battalion debate competition on Human Rights on July 13, wherein teams of No. 1 Training Battalion, No. 2 Training Battalion, No. 3 Training Battalion, Lushai Coy and Diphu Garrison of ARTC&S participated.
A total of 20 speakers debated on the topic ‘Security Forces observing human rights are better equipped to meet challenges to National Security’ in Hindi and English ‘For’ and ‘Against’ the motion. The main aim of the debate was to sensitize the troops about Human Rights and importance of their strict observance while dealing with the public and also to select a team for AR Inter Sector Debate Competition scheduled for July 25-26, according to a press release received here.
In Hindi, Rifleman Umesh Kumar Yadav and Rifleman Balwan Singh of No. 2 Training Battalion were adjudged the best speakers ‘For’ and ‘Against’ the motion respectively whereas Recruit Sanjay Saini of No. 1 Training Battalion and Recruit Sadhana of Lushai Coy were declared the runners up. In English, Recruit B Choudhary of No. 3 Traning Battalion and Recruit Vaibhav Patil of No. 3 Training Battalion were adjudged the best speakers ‘For’ and ‘Against’ the motion respectively, while Recruit Milon Chakma of No. 2 Training Battalion and Recruit Hari S Das of No. 2 Training Battalion were declared the runners up.
The team of No. 2 Training Battalion was adjudged the best team and was awarded the Championship Trophy by the chief guest of the event, Brig Gurjap Singh, Commandant, ARTC&S.