The Second Annual Vinod Chowdhury Debate, organized by the Economics Society, was held on the 3rd and 4th of September at St. Stephens College.
The close-ended motion for the Preliminary Debate was: ‘This house believes that economics makes rational fools of men’. There were 26 speakers from various colleges including SRCC, Hansraj, LSR, Miranda House, Kirori Mal and DSE.
The motion for the Final competition was: “This house believes that small things are beautiful”, this topic to be engaged with only in relation to Economics. The judges were Ms. Das and Ms. Somnathan, both Professors at Delhi School of Economics.
1st: Vishwajoy of Ramjas College, who spoke for lower taxes on cigarettes
2nd: Gagandeep, from DSE
3rd: Prithvi and Anwesha of St. Stephen’s College