Debate on freedom of speech and expression held


Srinagar: “The creative circle” in collaboration with ‘Me ‘n’ u Café’ on Sunday conducted a long interactive debate over the topic “freedom of speech and expression”. The participants of different backgrounds took part in the event and shared their ideas and views regarding the topic. The main motto of the debate was to discuss over the issues related to the freedom of speech and expression especially here in Jammu and Kashmir.

The debate started at 11:30 Am and concluded at 02:30 pm. The introductory part of the debate was delivered by Mr. Owais Nanda, director of TCC.

“The topic chosen is of utmost importance and is the need of the hour, the topic is based on Article 19(A) of the Indian constitution but unfortunately it is denied in our valley”, said Mr owais Nanda, the director of TCC.

Suhail Mehraj—who recently represented JK state in United Nations Youth Parliament was also seen debating, “young generation should be self driven & should look within to bring about change, we shouldn’t look towards state actors all the time for what we wish & aspire”.

Other prominent speakers were—DJ Aki ( Valleys first DJ), Rapper Ashu& Abdul Wahid Sheikh ( head operations—The Tribune).

Youth from North as well as South Kashmir took part in the debate.


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