Mock Parliament Contest Held; Helps Students Understand Its Functioning


With the aim to make students understand the parliamentary procedure and consider public issues and form their opinion on them, over 40 students from different schools participated in a Mock Parliament competition  held in Chandigarh.

Mock Parliament Contest in Chandigarh

The Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) in collaboration with Delhi Public School, Chandigarh, hosted the Mock Parliament extempore: A rights-based approach, as part of the CCPCR’s weeklong celebration to mark the ‘World Children’s Day’.

The Mock Parliament was a part of an array of activities like toy making workshop, creative writing and declamation competition among other activities organised to celebrate World Children’s Day.

CCPCR is working to empower young women and bring them to the forefront through the GIRL INDIA PROJECT under the able guidance of Bibi Harjinder Kaur, the Chairperson, CCPCR.

Surender Kumar, Member Secretary of the State Legal Services Authority Chandigarh,  who was the chief guest, has been an active supporter of the cause of CCPCR, particularly the GIRL INDIA project.

Bibi Harjinder Kaur asserted that government schools and private schools need to collaborate more to achieve their goals. She appreciated the efforts put in by Reema Dewan, Principal, Delhi Public School, Chandigarh in collaborating with CCPCR for spreading awareness about the protection of child rights.

Reema Dewan emphasised that protection of child rights was the cornerstone of all teaching at DPS, Chandigarh.

Praising the efforts made by the children in the Mock Parliament session, Surender Kumar stressed on the need to disseminate knowledge about child rights in view of the increase in crime rate against children.


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