On 11th December, Delhi Public School Ruby Park,” in association with the Calcutta Debating Circle, hosted the International Inter school debate which marked the beginning of the” Festival of the Spoken Word. The motion of the house was “The Virtual World is consuming the Real World” and the moderator chairman was Mr. Raju Raman, an ace debater himself. Both the teams consisted of 3 members from DPS Ruby Park and 2 members from visiting schools, which included Mayo College (Ajmer), Model Westminster (UK), Boston College High School and NPS (Singapore). After a fierce battle of words which lasted for about 1.5 hours, the motion stood defeated. Both the best speakers for and against the motion were from DPS, Jatin Agarwala and Ishaan Sengupta respectively. The judges heartily congratulated each student and complimented them for their commendable performance.