The13th National Youth Parliament Competition was conducted on the 7thSeptember 2016 by the students of the Amity University, Kolkata in theAuditorium of the University. The occasion was graced by the presence of Ms.Arpita Ghosh, MP from Balurghat, Prof. (Dr.) Suranjan Das, VC – JadavpurUniversity and Prof. Biplab Debnath from Tripura University.
Fiftyfive students of Amity University, Kolkata participated in the competition. Thelist of business conducted by the Youth Parliament included Oath orAffirmation, Obituary Reference, Introduction of New Ministers, Question Hour,Breach of Privilege, Papers to be laid on the Table, Message from the UpperChamber of Youth Parliament, Welcometo the Foreign Delegates, Calling for Attention notice, Legislative Business, Billsfor Consideration, and Clause By Clause Consideration. Thestudents put up a fabulous show with students from both Treasury Bench andOpposition Members exceeding expectations.
Thedelegates applauded the performance of the students, with Ms. Arpita Ghoshappraising the performance of the students and inviting them to join politicsand to be future Parliamentarians. She also advised the University authority tomake necessary arrangements for students to vit the Parliament during session. Prof.(Dr.) Suranjan Das too stressed upon the need for the youth of India to takeactive interest in politics.
Thevote of thanks was accorded by the Programme Coordinator, Prof. Shauvik RoyChowdhury, Asst. Professor, Amity University, Kolkata. He also stressed uponthe need for students of Amity University, Kolkata to participate in thecompetition in the future. This was followed by the National Anthem.
TheJuries have collectively evaluated and declared the names of 6 best performers,who are going to receive Certificates from the Ministry of ParliamentaryAffairs, Government of India.
Thename of Prize winning students are-
1. SarbasishDhar- MBA 1st Sem
2. SwagataDey-BJMC-3rd Sem
3. AbhishekPoddar- BA Pol. Sc-1st Sem
4. VandanaDugar- B Sc Eco-3rd Sem
5. RiaJaiswal- BBA-1st Sem