Dhaka University Debating Society
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|Formation||17 October 1982|
|Type||Students' Debating Organization|
|Purpose||Producing Debaters, Democratic Movement, Organizing and Participating in National & International Debating Events|
|Coordinates||23°43′52″N 90°23′46″W / 23.73111°N 90.39611°W|
|For the Students of Dhaka University|
President and General Secretary (Elected)
|Mahbubur Rahman Masum & Fouad Hosen|
|Executive Council (33 Members)|
|Affiliations||Dhaka University Senate|
|Allocated from Dhaka University|
|Main Committee 33, Associate Organizations of more than 50|
Dhaka University Debating Society (DUDS, ডি.ইউ.ডি.এস.), is a student organization that is connected with the Bangladesh debate movement. According to the full guideline of Dhaka University authority this organization is working to spread debate by the students of Dhaka University. DUDS is economically supported by the senate of Dhaka University.
|1982–1990||Dr. Begum Jahanara and several other teachers||-|
|1990-1992||Mohammad Niamot Ali Elahi||Hasan Ahmed Chowdury|
|1992-1994||Hasan Ahmed Chowdury||Shameem Reza and Soid Asifur Rahman|
|1994-1996||A.K.M Shoyeb||Newaj Khalid Ahmed|
|1996-1997||Mohammad Anis||Rathindranath Datta|
|1997–1998||Tanzibul Alam||Munir Uddin Ahmed|
|1998–1999||Hazrat Khan||Sonjoy Majumder|
|1999–2000||S.M. Tariqul Islam||Shaikh Imtiaj|
|2000–2001||Abdul Wahab Setu||Amit Dash Gupto|
|2001–2002||Bulbul Hasan||Khademul Karim Iqbal|
|2002–2003||Khademul Karim Iqbal||Nazmul Huda Sumon|
|2003-2003||Devashis Kundu Kakan and Mahmud Alam Bappi||Khayrul Bashar Shohel and Sanjib Saha|
|2004–2005||Mehedi Hasan Tamim||Abdur Rahim|
|2005–2006||Arif Al Mamun and Abdur Rahim||Rashedul Alam Rasel|
|2006–2007||Rashedul Alam Rasel||Kamrul Islam|
|2007–2008||Tahmid Alam Amit||Md. Ziul Haque Sheikh|
|2008–2009||Moffazzal Hossen Sumon||Mozammal Hossain Sikto|
|2009–2010||AL-Amin Chodhury Sumon||Md. Rakibul Islam|
|2010–2011||Soid Arif Hossen Ashik and Shahadat Hosen Roni||Asad Azim and Nazmul Islam Shovon|
|2011–2012||Riyasad Ajim||Iqbal Hosen|
|2013–2014||Shamima Akter Jahan Popy||Mohammad Shoaib|
|2014–2015||G.M Arifuzzaman||Abu Rayhan|
|2016-2017||Raihan Shanon||Mazharul Kabir Shayon|
|2017- 2018||Mahmud Abdullah Bin Munshi and Abu Bakkar Siddique Prince||Abdullah Al Noman|
|2018-2019||Rakib Sirazi||Abdullah Al Asad|
|2019-2021||S M Abdullah Al Faisal||Md. Yeasin Arafat & Jahid Hossain|
|2021-2022||Sheikh Mohammad Arman||Maksuda Akter Toma|
|2022-2023||Mahbubur Rahman Masum||Fouad Hosen|
- National Debate Festival
- Nafia Gazi inter-department debate competition
- Inter-university Bengali debate competition
- Inter-university English debate competition
- Inter-college Bengali/English debate competition
- Inter-school Bengali/English debate competition
- Inter-dormitory Bengali debate competition
- Inter-dormitory English debate competition
- Study circle
- Participation in National and international debating competition
- Celebration of special days and Exhibition debate
Hall debating clubs
- Ekushe Debating Club
- F H Hall Debating Club
- F Rahnan Hall Debating Club
- Kabi Jashim Uddin Hall Debating Club
- Bangabandhu Hall Debating Club(BHDC)
- Zia Hall Debating Club
- Begum Fazilatunnessa Debating Club
- Debate is a Debaters' Organization-Jagannath Hall
- Maitree Debating Club
- Mohsin Hall Debating Club
- Rokeya Bitorko Angan
- Shamsunnahar Hall Debating Club
- Shahidullah Hall Debating Club
- Sufia Kamal Hall Debating Club
- Surjo Sen Bitorko Dhara
- Salimullah Muslim Hall Debating Club
- House of Debaters-Sergeant Jahurul Haque Hall
- Bijoy Ekattor Hall Debating Club
Divisions/Department debating clubs
- Accounting debating club
- Marketing debating club
- C.S.C. D.U. debating club
- Nribiggan debating club
- M I S debating club
- Physics debating club
- Population sciences debating club
- EconDU Debate Wing
- and others
Institution debating clubs
- IIT debating club
- Socialwelfare debating club
- I.N.F.S. debating club
- Leather Technology institute debating club
- Health economics debating club
Membership and registration
Any student of Dhaka University can be a member of DUDS according to the nature of this organization. They can join in English and Bengali sessions every week. Generally members are recruited at the start of the year. Members can be registered from different hall debating clubs or associated organizations.
- Chief moderator - Mahbuba Nasrin
- Moderators - Tawhida Jahan, Didarul Alam, and Mehedi Hasan
Every year, DUDS publishes two annual publications, Protibak and Prottus for members. Commemorative books of the national debate festival are also published and some others publications.
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