The Dialogue is an annual event hosted by Shiv Nadar School, Gurgaon which facilitates debates and discussions that form opinions, questions, and beliefs. It is a platform where open communication is envisioned, and students are encouraged to juxtapose their learning within the classroom to the events that are happening around them.
The Dialogue, this year was hosted in February 2020 on a very important topic- ‘Is India today in consonance with its constitutional values?’. The event was facilitated by Ms. Soumya Kulshreshtha. The Speaker’s List comprised of four eminent personalities from different walks of life-
•Ms. Aditi Maheshwari Goyal- Executive director, Vani Prakashan and Managing Trustee, Vani Foundation.
•Col. Gopal Karunakaran: CEO, Shiv Nadar Schools and President, Shiv Nadar University.
•Ms. Devika Mittal: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Bharti College, Delhi University.
•Ms. Suhasini Rao: Director and Co-Founder, Cube Route Advisory.
The discussion started with the Speakers talking about their idea of India and how times have changed in the last 50 years. After a fruitful discussion of about 40 minutes, the floor was opened for questions from the audience. Many probing questions were asked by both parents and students. The Dialogue was brought to a close with this contention that Constitution continues to hold relevance in contemporary times and will always be a relevant document enshrining the principles and values which India as a nation stands for.