Monday, November 28, 2022

CAPFs debate on human rights while dealing with public

With an objective to highlight the “importance of strict adherence to human rights while dealing with the public”, a virtual north east zone debate competition on “Human Rights” was organised by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) on November 7 at Assam Rifles Training Center and School (ARTC&S), Dimapur.
A press release by ARTC&S Dimapur informed that six teams from northeast based CAPFs namely Assam Rifles, Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) participated in the contest.
A total of 24 speakers debated on the topic in Hindi and English with 12 speakers each “for” and “against” the motion. Assam Rifles secured the first position and ITBP secured second position in English language debate category, while the Assam Rifles secured first position and ITBP secured second position in the Hindi language category. The Assam Rifles and ITBP teams in both English and Hindi categories have been selected to represent the north east zone in the semi-finals of inter-CAPF debate competition scheduled to be held by November 15-16.
The jury members of the debate were Sainik School Punglwa principal, Gp Capt R K Yadav; ICFAI University, Dimapur, registrar, professor Rupanka Bhuyan; Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Dimapur, regional director, Shekhar Chaubey and journalist and former media advisor to government of Nagaland, Sebastian Zumvu.
In a speech, sena medal and bar, deputy commandant, ARTC & S, Dimapur, Colonel Rajiv Chaudhry appreciated the efforts put in by the participants and conveyed wishes to prize winning teams for semi-finals and finals round of debate competition.

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