More than 96 students representing various institutions in TamilNadu participated in the Comparative U.S.-India Constitutional Law Debate conducted at The Tamilnadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai. Organized by the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai and Loyola College, the debate aims to foster greater respect and understanding for the constitutional values shared by the world’s oldest and largest democracies. Among the participants, 4 students from Tamilnadu has been selected to participate in the finale.
Moulik D. Berkana, Cultural Affairs Officer, U.S. Consulate General in Chennai said, “We see this debate among undergraduate students as an exercise itself in democratic thought and free expression. India and the United States share enduring interests and values, and our partnership stands upon a shared commitment to democracy and the rule of law.”
The debate was conducted in four locations in South India; Kochi, Bangalore, Trichy and Chennai, and the finale is to be held on September 14th, 2019. The winner will receive a MacbookPro as the first prize and subscriptions to prominent resource databases about law and a trophy.