Visakha Vidyalaya debaters crowned champions at Sirasa TV’s The Debater (Watch Video)

Visakha Vidyalaya debaters crowned champions at Sirasa TV’s The Debater (Watch Video)

Written by Lahiru Fernando

06 Feb, 2015 | 11:00 pm

Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo, on Friday evening, emerged victorious at the Grand Finale of Season 3 of Sirasa TV’s The Debater.

Their opponents in the final were Dharmaraja College, Kandy. The final contest of the The Debater which promotes a new experience for debating in Sri Lanka, was held at Stein Studios in Ratmalana on Friday evening.

Following a lapse of 52 weeks, seventy five schools in the country contested in the third edition of this contest. Visakha Vidyalya of Colombo and Dharmaraja College,Kandy qualified for the final stage.

The panel of judges consisted of seven eminent personalities. Dharmaraja College, Kandy who were the proposer team, entered the competition under the timely topic It is necessary to completely abolish the Executive Presidency with Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo opposing the topic.

The final competition consisted of four rounds.  Prasani Gunatileka of Visakha Vidyalaya was adjudged The Best Debater.

Visakha Vidyalaya were crowned Champions of Season 3 of The Debater.

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