Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 27: Two days long mega debating event ‘Behes’ commenced at Heritage School today with an impressive opening ceremony.
In the event, 350 students representing different schools across Jammu region including GD Goenka, APS Kaluchak, KC Public, Presentation Convent, Jammu Sanskriti, Rice Harvest, MHAC Nagbani, APS Akhnoor, DPS Kathua, DRS Public School Kathua and host school are participating.
The opening day started with the lighting of lamp followed by an exuberant cultural programme in which the Heritageans showcased their musical skills.
The chief guest on the occasion, Aijaz Qaiser ACD Jammu said that these kinds of events provides platform to the students to express themselves and hone their public speaking skills.
Heritage School has collaborated with Behes to promote debate, public speaking and reasoned expression in schools. It is an extempore form of debate based on Oxford style wherein all the debate topics are given impromptu. The free flowing debate format encourages growth of research, collaborative and analytical skills apart from oratory skills.
The debators who qualified the third round will participate in the final tomorrow.