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Rotary Club of Bangalore is proud to announce the 33rd year of the Annual ROTARY YADALAM NANJAIAH SETTY INTER-COLLEGIATE DEBATE COMPETITION 2023

The Rotary Yadalam Nanjaiah Setty Inter-Collegiate Debate is a well-established and successful competition organised and promoted by Rotary Club of Bangalore.  For the first time, it is being done in conjunction with Rotary Club of Madras and Rotary Club of Mangalore..

The online preliminary round was scheduled for Saturday, 15 April 2023.  As some colleges are not finishing their exams until then, the online preliminary round IS BEING RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, 19 April 2023 from 6:00 PM onwards.  The FINAL round stays scheduled to Monday, 24 April 2023 from 6:30 PM onwards and will be held at The Rotary House of Friendship, Lavelle Road, Bengaluru.

  • The First prize is Rs. 30,000/- (for the team)
  • 1st runner up is Rs. 25,000/- (for the team)
  • 2nd runner up is Rs. 20,000/- (for the team)
  • 3rd Runner up is Rs. 10,000/- (for the team)
  • Best debater prize is Rs. 10,000/- (for an individual)

Basic Rules:

  • Two Teams (two members in each team) from a college
  • No registration fees
  • Only meant for undergraduate (bachelors’) students
  • Topics for the debate: Will be varied and sent via email to the  registered email id, 12 hours prior to the preliminary round and 24 hours prior to the final round.

In case you need to talk with any of us, please call Rtn. Abhijith Shankar on 97312 89127 or email us at

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