Gangtok, Aug 23 (Gangtok)
State Legal Services Authority conducted a debate competition on “Should Euthanasia be Legalized” for the students of Classes lX to Xll at Chintan Bhawan, Gangtok on Aug 22.
Seven schools viz Deorali Girls Senior Secondary School, Paljor Namgyal Girls Senior Secondary School, Tadong Senior Secondary School,Tashi Namgyal Senior Secondary School,West Point Senior Secondary School, Modern Senior Secondary School and Enchey Senior Secondary School participated in the competition.
The first position went to Pragati Gurung, Class X (PNGSSS) who was a speaker, against the motion. She was awarded with a cash prize of ten thousand rupees along with a certificate. Neha Kumari, Class Xll (Deorali Sr. Sec School) bagged the second position with cash prize of rupees eight thousand and a certificate and the third position went to Karma Rinzing Dorjee Bhutia Class Xll (Tadong Sr. Sec.School) with a cash prize of five thousand rupees and a certificate.
Dr. K.J. Topgay,Principal Director Health & Family Welfare Department, Mr. A. Moulik,Senior Advocate, High Court of Sikkim and Mr. B Sharma, Senior Advocate, High Court of Sikkim were the esteemed panel of Judges of the competition who later also gave away the certificates and cash awards to the participants.
The programme also saw the presence of the officials and staffs of SLSA, teachers, and the students.Attachments area