The Old Students’ Association (OSA) of Hindu College was established in 1958. Since its inception, the Association has been active in bringing the eminent alumni of the Hindu College, Delhi on one platform.
The Old Students’ Association, Hindu College is organizing the 4th edition of “The Clash of the Titans Invitational Debate 2017”. The alumni of six prestigious colleges of Delhi University of national fame namely Miranda House, Lady Shri Ram College, Shri Ram College of Commerce, St. Stephen’s College, Indraprastha College and Hindu College are participating in this great debating competition.
The debaters will test their debating skill on a contemporary relevant topic: The Rise of Populism – A passing Phase & Not An enduring reality. Each Team will have 1 speaker speaking for the motion and 1 against the motion.
Mr. Sreenivasan Jain
Mr. Aman Lekhi
Lady Shri Ram College
Mr. Yash Bajaj
Ms. Noopur Sen
St. Stephen’s College
Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Planning and Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India; Shri Ashok Lavasa, Finance Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Prof Yogesh Tyagi, Vice Chancellor- University of Delhi will be the Guests of Honour.
The jury for judging the debaters consists of Mr. Yashovardhan Azad ( CIC ), Mr. Shakti Sinha(Director, NMML) & Mr. Shashank Vira. Eminent Media personality Ms. Kajori Sen is the Moderator.
We feel proud as Hindu College alumni have distinguished themselves in different walks of life and have brought laurels to their alma mater through their achievements. They all have been invited and are likely to grace the occasion. They include –
Shri Subramanian Swamy, Member of the Rajya Sabha; Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi,Member of Parliament, New Delhi; Shri Vinod Rai, Chairman, Banks Board Bureau; Shri Ranjit Kumar, Solicitor General of India; Dr. Kavita A. Sharma, President, South Asian University; Shri Rakesh Kacker, Director, India Habitat Centre; Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Former Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, H.E. Ajai Malhotra, Former ambassador to Russia; H.E. Om Prakash, Former ambassador to Finland and Estonia; Shri Ratan Watal, Principle Adviser for social sector, NITI Aayog; Dr. Anup Wadhawan, Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry; Shri Jitendra Shankar Mathur, Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj and Ministry of Rural Development; Shri Raghvendra Singh, Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare; Dr. (Ms.) Tuk Tuk Kumar Ghosh, IAS (Retd.) Director, Seaways Shipping and Logistics Limited;Shri Amar Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs; Dr. Gyanendra Badgaiyan, Director General,National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG); Shri Anil Goswami, Former Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs; Shri Rajiv Jain, Director, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs; Shri Dhruv Shringi, Co-founder & CEO, Yatra.com; Shri Sanjay Singh, Resident Director, Tata Sons Limited; Shri Sanjiv Sahay, Secretary, Finance & Home, Govt. of Delhi; Justice Navin Sinha, Supreme Court of India; Justice B.P. Singh (Retd.) Supreme Court of India; Justice S. Rabinder Bhat, Justice G.S. Sistani, Justice Siddharth Mridul, Justice Sudarshan Kumar Mishra, Justice Mukta Gupta, Justice Manmohan (Judges, Delhi High Court), Shri R.V.Verma, Chairman, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), Ministry of Finance; Shri Sanjay Singh, Special CP, Delhi Police; ShriK. K. Sharma, Director General, Border Security Force (BSF); Shri O. P . Singh Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF); Shri Atul Chaturvedi, Additional Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy And Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry; Shri Pradeep Puri, Vice Chairman, Noida Toll Bridge Company Limited; Shri Satyanarayan Mohanty, Secretary General, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC); Mrs. Swati Sharma, Special Secretary to Lieutenant Governor of Delhi; Mrs. Varsha Joshi, Secretary Power, Government of NCT Delhi; Mrs. Veena Jain, Director General, DD NEWS, Shri Arnab Goswami, Editor- in- Chief Republic TV, Vishal Bhardwaj, Music Director, Imtiaz Ali, Indian Film Director, Arjun Rampal, Actor, Lovleen Tondon, Indian Film Director and Casting Director.
In addition, the distinguished alumni of other participating colleges have also been invited to witness the battles of the great minds in this great event.
Date: 25th February 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 6.00 p.m. (The function will be followed by Dinner)
Venue: The Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003