Schools participating in Verbattle National Online Debate Competition 2020-21 - Vidyashilp Academy, Bangalore - DAV Public School, Chennai - Chrysalis High, Varthur, Bangalore - Sharnbasveshwar Residential Public School, Gulbarga - Amity International School, Gurugram - Presidency School, Bangalore - Chrysalis High, Yelahanka, Bangalore - Chrysalis High, Bannerghatta, Bangalore - Rotary Central School, Moodbidri - Manipal School, Mangaluru - Essar International School, Surat - St. Theresa School, Mangaluru - Sunbeam English School, Varanasi - Christ Academy, Bangalore - Lawrence High School, Bangalore - DPS East, Bangalore -DPS Bangalore North - DPS Bangalore South - DPS Bangalore Electronics City, Bangalore - SBOA, Chennai Due to impending disruptions expected as part of the resurgence of the Covid Pandemic and the ensuing logistical challenges, we are constrained to postpone the next part of the Verbattle National Online Debate Competition 2021. If things improve before the end of April, in all probability the competition will be restarted from the 3rd of May onwards. However the marks obtained by the teams in the first Skirmish will be announced by 6pm on 21st April. The rest of the protocols will remain as announced. Hope everyone understands and cooperates with Verbattle in these extraordinary and stressful times.If anyone needs any clarification, they may call the helpline - 9886464641 PLEASE NOTE THE FINAL REVISED CALENDAR IN THE REGISTRATION PAGE

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We are a rapidly growing global non-profit devoted to spreading the culture of debates, democracy and leadership, privileged with the support of many stalwarts in the areas of debates, public policy, global, humanitarian and many other fields. Our leadership team oversees the foundation's mission, strategy, and operations.

Deepak Thimaya

Founder & Managing Trustee

Verbattle was started by Deepak Thimaya, a young veteran with over 25 years’ experience as a well-known television personality, presenter, senior journalist, entrepreneur, teacher, film-maker, producer, trainer, writer, artist, debate promoter, dramatist, brand and image consultant, advertising professional, social entrepreneur, political analyst and motivational speaker. Deepak started his career as an actor on television, but soon diversified his portfolio to include many leadership positions and firsts to his credit including the setting up of Verbattle, the biggest professional debate organisation in India; conceptualising, producing, and executing Mysooru Utsava, Siri Sambhrama for women, Bangalore Health Festival, and Sanjeevini Health Festival; establishing various companies in the fields of advertising, brand promotion, marketing, PR and brand consultancy, and so on.

Deepak Thimaya
Founder & Managing Trustee
Vinayaka Ramakrishna
Chief Operating Officer
Sasikala J
Program Manager
Syed Ismail
Program Coordinator
Yeshawanth M
Video Editor
Arshiya Banu
Program Executive
Khushi Pareek
Associate