The Interdepartmental Debate Competition 2014 was organized by the Office of the Dean Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur in English, Urdu and Sindhi languages respectively. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts presided over the competition and Prof. Dr. Imadad Hussain Sahito, Director, Student Affairs was the chief guest. The theme of competition was “Class Based Education System and Its Effects.” The students participated in two-day deliberation with enthusiasm. 27 students participated in the first round, while 9 students participated in final round.
Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk said, “The co-curricular activities are an integral part of the curricular activities.” He said by organizing such activities, it promotes healthy competition among the students and promotes the essence of hard working and sense of tolerance. He appreciated the contribution of Chairmen of the Departments of Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts in the preparation of students for this competition. He also appreciated the patronage of Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah in the promotion of curricular and co-curricular activities at the campus.
Prof. Dr. Imdad Hussain Sahito said, we are proud that our students are sincere with their education and they behave properly at campus. I also appreciate their endeavor.
The speakers said in their speeches that class based education system is not fair and it provides opportunities for the upper class and poor and meritorious students are being deprived and self finance scheme of education is being promoted day by day. They said the merit culture is being hampered on account of class based education system in our society.
Miss Saba Jarwar, Department of English, Mr. Darban Ali Junejo, Department of International Relations and Mr. Mohammad Yaseen, Department of Urdu secured first, second and third positions respectively in English language.
Mr. Khair Mohammad, Department of Urdu, Mr. Niaz Hussain, Department of International Relations and Mr. Zain-ul-Aabideen, Department of Sindhi secured first, second and third positions respectively in Sindh language.
Mr. Shan-e-Hyder, Department of Urdu, Mr. Aizaz Soomro, Department of English and Ms. Sumiya Ali, Department of Pakistan Studies secured first, second and third positions respectively in Urdu language.
Prof. Ishtiaq Hussain Buriro, Ms. Tasleem Alam Abro, Mr. Anil Kumar were the judges.
The Focal Persons of the various departments of the concerned faculty attended the event.
Mr. Siraj Ahmed Soomro, Organizer of the event, Mr. Ashique Ali Lashari, Mr. Najmul Hassan, Syed Farooque Shah, Mr. Mohammad Ibrahim Khokhar, Mr. Sajid Soomro, Mr. Ishrat Ali Mirani, Mr. Irshad Wassan and large number of students attended the competition.