SIS organised its signature event – the Chairman’s Polemic Challenge, a debate competition in which students from Grade 9 to 12 participated with great competitiveness and spirit. The debate was organised in Multipurpose Hall on 11th May 2023. The atmosphere was filled with intense debating spirit on the Topic – “Artificial Intelligence argues for and against itself.” The event was adjudicated by a team of external judges comprising Mrs. Shanty Rose, Mr. Virendra Nath and Mrs. Sabeena M.K. Judges expressed their happiness at the high level of skills shown by the participants in the course of the event. Pratishtha Bisht of Class X won both the Best Speaker’s award and the Best Rebuttal award. Narmin Abdullah and Ayesha Siddiqua of Grade 12 got the 1st and 2nd Runner Up respectively. The Best Team award was bagged by Ayesha Siddiqua and Pratishtha Bisht. Priyasha Ghosh of Grade 10 moderated the debate professionally. Exciting insights were shared and debated by the contestants that won high praises from the visiting external judges who enriched the contestants with valuable tips that would further improve the debating skills of all the contestants. Students were highly motivated by the presence of Dr. Salil Hassan, Principal incharge of SIS and Mr. Dudley O’ Connor, Vice Principal and Section Head Teachers. The event was well coordinated by Ms. Madona Dey (HOD incharge- English) under the guidance of Ms. Bushara PK (Head Teacher – Secondary Section).