The second edition of Pratinidhitva: Model Indian Parliament (MIP) was organized at Institute of Law, Nirma University from 30th September-2nd October, 2016. Model Indian Parliament is an academic simulation of Indian Parliament and various other committees where students learn about diplomacy, parliamentary procedure, and political demographics of country. It involved and taught research, public speaking, debating, writing skills in addition to teamwork, critical thinking and leadership ability. ‘Pratinidhitva’ will be remembered in the Debating Circuit for years as the history was created in the inaugural function itself with the inauguration being done by Shri Tarun Vijay, ex-Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha). Shri Tarun Vijay addressed the participants and discussed about several policy matters in an interactive session.
The valedictory session of Pratinidhitva: Model Indian Parliament was organized on 2nd October, 2016. The Chief Guest of the function was Shri Mahendra Singh Bitta, Chairman, All India Anti-Terrorism Front. During his speech, he talked to the students of University and other delegates. Mr. Bitta talked about the diminishing character of Politicians and how youth of this nation can change the demographics of the politics.
Kalpita Wadher from Ashutosh College won the Best Parliamentarian Award for Historic Lok Sabha Committee, Prakhul Khera bagged the Best Parliamentarian Award for Lok Sabha Committee and Siddharth Sachdeva for ‘All India Political Parties Meet’ (AIPPM).