Ideas and beliefs are the sparks that light up the torches of revolutions. Thoughts and opinions can turn into voices given the right platform. The News and Publication Society (NAPS), BIT Mesra being the catalyst that turns opinions to voices, organised the event, ‘The Journalist’s Hour’ on 24th and 25th
The first round commenced at 12:00 noon on 24th August. A total of 13 teams participated in the event. The contestants were first given a sample case study of the murder of a Bombay builder,
The final round of the event took place on 25th August from 10:30 A.M. Six teams qualified for the final round which was a panel discussion. The topic for the same was, “What were the reasons for the worsening plight of justice? What aspects should be incorporated so that justice prevails pertaining to all the pillars of democracy?” The panellists put forward their views and opinions, giving rise to a lively and captivating discussion. The panel discussion also entertained a questionnaire from the remaining team members. The jury for the discourse consisted of Yash Singhania, Bhavya Raj and Achirava Raha while Alaap Banerjee was the moderator for the exchange of opinions. The neck to neck competition was won by “Team Spontaneous”, closely followed by “Team Seekers” and “Team Optimus” for second and third positions.
Finally, the faculty advisor of NAPS,
Editor:- Triparna Roy
Picture Credits:- Photographic Society, BIT Mesra