The Policy Debate 2018
Date : 06 Oct, 2018     Time : 1600-2000 hrs

On 6 October 2018, the Government Law College (GLC), Mumbai, hosted the fifth iteration of the GLC Debating and Literary Society’s annual flagship Policy Debate’. The Policy Debate 2018, themed “Crack in the Pillars: Will the Indian Democracy Sustain?,” in which IPCS was a Knowledge Partner, took place from 1600-2000 hrs at Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Convocation Hall, Mumbai University, Fort Campus, and was followed by dinner.

  • Chief Guest | Hon'ble Ms Justice Sujata Manohar, Supreme Court Justice (Retd)
  • Guest of Honour | Advocate Ramakant Gaur, Founding Partner, Ace Jurix


“Crack in the Pillars: Will the Indian Democracy Sustain?”

Mr Kishu Daswani | Professor, Government Law College, Mumbai

  • Shyam Divan | Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
  • Kanchan Gupta | Veteran Journalist
  • Milind Khandekar | Journalist and Former Managing Director, ABP News
  • Meghnad Saha | Public Policy Expert and Columnist
  • Abhijit Iyer-Mitra | Senior Fellow, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies

About ‘The Policy Debate’
Organised by GLC’s Debating and Literary Society, The Policy Debate is an annual panel discussion in which eminent speakers from across the country debate a topic of contemporary significance that affect all of us as a society. Previous iterations of the debate were: 

  1. February 2015 | ‘India 2015: China versus USA’
  2. September 2015 | ‘Contemporary Trends in Global Terrorism’; and ‘The New Financial Order’
  3. 2016 | ‘India 2020: Countering Terrorism, Insurgency and State Sponsored Violence’
  4. 2017 |‘Compromising Citizens' Privacy for National Interest: A Fair Trade-off?’