17th L.N.Birla Memorial Debate


Date of Event: 09.07.2016 

Topic: "Social Deprivation Is The Prime Cause Of Crime In Society"

Chairperson :

  • Mr. S. V. Raman - He is popularly known as Raju Raman, retired as Programme Director of Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata. He is presently Programme Consultant to Victoria Memorial Hall.


  • Ms. Minoo Daryanani - She is an L.L.M.from IMO International Maritime Law Institute. She was appointed in June1999 as Addl. Pvt. Secretary to the Law Minister, Government of India. She has also officiated as SBI Home Finance’s Law Officer. She was an ardent debator in her college days.
  • Mrs. Debjani Banerji - Presently she is the Regional Manager of Scholastic India Pvt Ltd., heading the Eastern and North Eastern Region for Scholastic India.
  • Ms. Saheli Mitra - She is a city based poet, author and blogger whose work has been published internationally in several USA and UK based literary journals. Her first published romantic thriller 'Lost Words' was internationally launched by Penguin Partridge USA a couple of years back and topped the Amazon best seller list. She is also a working journalist with one of the leading newspapers of Kolkata.