|English Group Discussion TOPIC LIST & Supporting Points|
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English Group Discussion (GD) Topic list with supporting points...
Chandra Commercial & Art Institute
1) Honour killing is a black spot on Indian Civilization.
a) In past, society was divided into four parts Bahamin, Kshitriya, Baisyas, Sudras. That type of cast divisions have not yet gone from India.
b) Few days before in Birbhum two tribal women were assaulted by the villagers for love affair with another cast boys.
c) Rizwanur-Priyanka Todi incident can be referred as an example.
d) Especially this practice is seen in UP, MP, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Hariana, even Bihar & Jharkhand.
e) Administration is not active. They never give protection to the targeted couples. Proper law should be enacted. ‘Khap-Panchayet’ should be abolished.
f) Even we see Brother killing his sister or Father killing his daughter for marrying other cast / lower cast boys. The killers are being considered as heroes by the villagers for saving family prestige.
g) Mostly it is seen in upper & richer – aristocrat society. They consider is as a family prestige.
h) During 2002 in Pakistan 245 girls & 137 boys were killed by their family members to save the family prestige. Its called “Karo-kari” in pakistan.
2) When will India support India in football world cup?
a) Swami Vivekananda said playing football is better than reading ‘The Gita’.
b) Cricketers get more facilities and respect.
c) Lack of infrastructure in schools, colleges & District, State or National level.
d) Media is not always playing a good role in highlighting football.
e) Sponsors are not available.
f) Political interference in foot ball associations invaded corruption.
g) No proper future planning by State or National level ‘Sports Ministries’.
h) Economic constraints or footballer is a big reason behind ill progress in football.
3) Definition of development.
a) Basic requirement like ‘Roti-Kapra-Makan’ / Bread-cloth-shelter must be fulfilled.
b) ‘Development’ means no economical discrimination.
c) Poverty will be removed.
d) Everybody will have right of ‘work’.
e) Education for all. Side by side Health, Social, & Economic security.
f) Equal distribution of property.
4) Pries hike in every essential commodities have put common Indians in a great economic threat.
a) In India 70% people’s income Rs. 20/- per day.
b) Income is not increasing in compare to price hike.
c) Middle class people’s status is being developed day by day but income remains in same position.
d) Production should increased, distribution should be proper.
e) Rationing system should be more strengthened.
5) Is India a welfare country?
a) Which country can be called a welfare state?
b) Condition of government hospitals in India.
c) Recently right to education bill passed.
d) 100 days work (MGNREGP) for poor people still not implemented many parts of the country.
e) Government is making allowances for old people, who are unable to work.
f) Government is thinking to bring the food security bill.
g) Annapurna, antodway yojana.
h) Difference between European welfare states and India?
6) Impact of using electronic gadgets in our life.
a) We are becoming materialistic.
b) Huge amount of money is wasted.
c) Our ecosystem and our environment are affected for indiscriminate usages of electronic gadgets.
d) Injurious to health.
e) We can do our work faster by the help of electronic gadget.
f) Education, games are hampered.
g) Women get more help in sewing or in kitchen.
h) Excessive use of electronic gadgets put users in some physical problems.
7) One India One rule.
a) Education system is not same in every state.
b) Kashmir has own autonomy.
c) Salary of employees and daily wages of labors is not same everywhere in country.
d) Fuel price is not same in every state.
e) Marriage, Divorce, Property Act are separate according to religion, why?
8) Jungle whose property.
a) Jungle is the property of those who live there.
b) So it is the property of Animals and Tribal.
c) Tribal are being evicted from Jungle for only profit making missions of government and multinational companies.
d) Tribal maintain their livelihood from Jungle.
e) Jungle animals are killed by poachers and others which keep a great negative impact on ecological balance.
f) Civilized society is the only enemy before the jungle and jungle inhabitants.
g) What are the laws there to save jungle?
9) Superstition is super hit.
a) Illiteracy is the main cause behind the belief in superstition.
b) Even educated people behave superstitious. Rather it is better to say – Educated people are more superstitious.
c) Scarcity of proper education, consciousness is also responsible behind this belief.
d) Poor villagers are compelled to belief on ‘Ojhas’/ ‘Black magicians’; it spreads superstitious belief rapidly.
e) Social, Religious & Political leaders are directly or indirectly responsible.
f) No government initiative taken.
g) Europe considers – India is a land of ‘Black Magicians’ & ‘Snake Charmers’.
10) Price hike in petroleum products.
a) Simply it is going beyond control of common people.
b) With the increasing rate of petroleum products every essential commodities cost increasing which is unbearable.
c) Why government withdrawing subsidy?
d) Why governments want to withdraw control on fixing oil price?
e) In future if power to fix oil price goes to the oil companies it may be dangerous to people.
f) Mainly Middle class lower middle class and poor people are affected.
11) India’s rushes to foreign countries have put India in a severe talent loss.
b) Why people rush to foreign countries?
c) Types of people rush to foreign.
d) Is it truly putting India in a severe talent loss?
e) Any way to stop that?
12) Where is the end of Terrorism?
a) Main reason is fundamentalism.
b) People should be more concerned.
c) Religious discrimination should be stopped.
d) Supply of arms to terrorist by some countries should be stopped.
e) Every country should develop the relation with other countries.
13) Main enemies of India.
a) Enemies are two types 1) Internal & 2) External.
b) Main enemy of India is poverty.
c) Illiteracy is another enemy of India.
d) Unemployment, superstition, social / class discrimination are also the enemies of India.
e) Corruption can also be considered as enemy.
f) Neighboring countries like Pakistan & China sometimes behaving like enemy.
g) Terrorism is a direct enemy.
h) Secessionisms, Jingoism are also grate threats.
14) Political leaders should not use unparliamentarily words against other leaders or people.
a) Common people losses their interests on politics.
b) Communal riot also can happen.
c) There is no place for individual opinion in politics.
d) Leaders should have bear good conduct and should have respect on opponent leaders and common people.
e) Actually politicians forget who elected them.
15) Why Indians don’t enjoy the right too, not to cast vote.
a) If any voter dislikes the person contesting in election should have the right to express that.
b) If voting is my right then not to vote should be my right too.
c) Some countries offer it.
d) In present system we are compelled to vote any person. I have no right to cancel it.
e) To save democracy voting is must.
f) Only the way we form a government is election. So why the question to not to cast vote comes?
16) Multi party government Vs single party government.
a) Presently there is Multi party rule in our country.
b) Many regional parties also take part in government, so every region is benefited.
c) Government has to take every step through negotiation with other partners; so chances of error are less.
d) Different ideology and difference view run a government properly. No chance of monopoly is left.
e) Single party government can become autocratic.
f) Corruption is more in multi party government.
g) At any time government can fall on withdraw of support from a party.
h) To pass a bill is a big problem in multiparty government.
17) Common Wealth & common wealth games.
a) Commonwealth is an association of those countries which were once a part of the British Empire or British dependencies.
b) 53 countries are members in this organization.
c) 70 country’s players are taking part in this organization.
d) The game was started in 1930, but renamed as Common wealth in the year 1972.
e) Four thousand and 500 hundred crores will spend in this game, which will hold in New Delhi.
f) 17 events are in Common wealth games, like Tennis, swimming, Athletes, shooting, wrestling etc.
18) Many channels on air—what is the benefit to people?
a) Media is the ‘Voice of Common People’.
b) When everything fails the media works. Because it can flash any news openly. As example: Tahelka Dot Com. Investigation opened a grate scam against Indian army. Recently – in London ‘Media’ flashed on “Spot-Fixing” in cricket. Etc.
c) But it’s a question; do they really work honestly? Many channels & journalists are involved in ‘Yellow Journalism’. Many channels are biased by any party or business house – they easily change the motto of the news.
d) Do they contribute in peoples’ economical, social, cultural, educational development?
e) Same kind of programmes is shown by the channels – then why more channels not few / selected?
f) Entertainment channels most of the time busy in polluting regional culture.
19) Impact of ‘Social-Networking Sites’ on society.
a) We can contact our near and dear persons or friends easily.
b) We can share our knowledge, experience with others. Also we can share Articles, Photos, and Videos etc. Not only that there are few examples of getting help through these sites.
c) Children & few immature young are affected by it; because they are simply addicted by these sites. They can not differentiate good and bad uses of using net.
d) It’s dangerous to make friendship with unknown persons. Many people simply don’t go for any judgment before accepting friend request.
e) Children, school & college students are wasting time.
f) Their mental development somewhat is affected for this addiction.
g) Many bad comments, pictures, un-secure data transfer are going on what may put people in trouble in future.
h) Many people intentionally misuse the benefit of these sites. They dishonor people, prophets, and political leaders and bring controversies in public life. Sometime it’s dangerous for communal harmony too.
i) It’s a tram for girls. Many girls have lost their life by this trap.
20) Magical remedies/ magical therapies and their impact on human life.
a) In India there many parts of village we see magical remedies.
b) Main cause of illiteracy.
c) When snake bites.
d) Any mental patient is treated like ghost.
e) To get success many people believe in magical therapy. Like success in Examination or success in business or promotion in service.
f) In case of diseases people believe in magical remedies.
21) Reasons behind ‘No-Rain’ in monsoon.
b) Global Climate change.
c) Global warming / world wide pollution.
d) Unplanned urbanization & industrialization.
e) (See also: World wide Food Crisis & Water Crisis)
22) How much do we know about our country?
a) History, Pre-Vedic Indian society, Mehergarh Civilization (Harappa & Mahenjadero Civilization).
b) Invaders like 1) Aryans, 2) Mughals (Muslims), 3) Pathan, Hunas etc. 4) Europeans like British, French, Spanish, Danish, Hollandaise, Portuguese & others like Armenians, Chinese…
c) The geographical characteristics of India. In same country we find Plain, Plateau, Mountains, Desert, Rivers, Jungles, and Seas & Oceans…
d) How much are we conscious about our languages, customs, costumes, culture of different part of India?
e) India never invaded any other country…
f) Few of the world heritages & wonders are located in India.
g) Indian Freedom movement.
h) India’s reach Cultural & Traditional Heritage. Etc.
i) Contribution of Indians in the development of world civilization.
23) Is India really a democratic country?
a) What is the definition of democracy?
b) In India every citizen enjoys the right to vote / franchise.
c) Is India fulfilling all the conditions of being a democratic country?
d) How far the democratic rights of Indians are secured.
e) Some peculiarities: A) Govt. Land accusations rule is not unanimously accepted. B) Police atrocities sometime beyond limit. C) Election process is controlled by goons. Booth jam, rigging are common matters.
f) Many ways democratic rights are threatened.
24) Should Intellectuals Join Politics?
a) Government can be run well if intellectuals give their suggestions.
b) Common people trust more on intellectuals.
c) Intellectuals are expected to be more honest than politicians.
d) Intellectuals are more creative and educated than politicians.
e) Other hand joining politics intellectuals may lose their creativity under pressure of political turmoil.
f) Their individuality may be threatened.
g) Their own subjects like Arts, Music, Acting, etc/whatever may be hampered. In that case on another hand is a loss to the nation.
25) How much are we proud of our culture?
a) Our knowledge on reach Indian culture.
b) Value of tradition.
c) Can a race/nation survive being separated from their roots?
d) Why some people suffer from complex that in Indian culture there is not so much status?
e) Is western culture the true path of development?
f) We forgot the Bengali date month year every thing.
g) We forgot to regard elders even at the day of Bijaya Dashami.
h) We forgot to have Bengali dishes.
i) Palligiti, Lokogiti, Rabindranritya.
26) Justification and importance of renaming streets stations or any place.
a) We can give respect to many great people by renaming streets or other special buildings.
b) We can remember many eminent parsons like freedom fighters, previous actor, actress, and artist.
c) Our nest generation also can remember to them.
d) Remaining should be behalf of the heritage, culture or renowned matters related with that place, station or street.
e) Some time people are puzzled, but gradually they are habituated with new name.
27) Will the bill called “right to education” remove illiteracy from India?
a) At first people should be conscious about education. Because only an ‘Act’ can not bring any change.
b) Infrastructure should be developed, schools should be available.
c) Education system should be reformed.
d) 80% people belong to below poverty line.
e) People should know about these rights properly.
f) Mid-day meal system should be more constructive. Separate kitchen, separate employees should be taken. Teachers should not be used in this purpose.
g) There are many government projects to help Poor students like 1) scholarship, 2) dress materials to girls, 3) etc, should be properly managed.
28) Police or administration should behave like human.
a) Police have received a great power from constitution; they should not misuse it.
b) Nandigram & Singur Issues.
c) Lack of work culture.
d) Police and administrative officers should have proper training about conduct with people.
e) Police atrocities may give birth of major problems. Examples are there before us.
f) Police or administration should keep much public-relation program to develop their image.
g) Above all they should be honest, not corrupted, trust worthy, believable, and friends of people.
h) They should not forget that their salary comes form the tax paid by the common Indians.
i) Role of media, common people, leaders & government.
29) Requirement of a reformation in our education.
a) Teachers training should be not in pen & paper but with proper scientific systems.
b) Educational administration should be more error free or foolproof.
c) Pressure of syllabus should be reduced. Syllabus should be more dynamic, knowledge based, job oriented and practical based.
d) Education should include games and sports.
e) For higher study there should be more options before students to choose.
f) Job oriented education or self independent education should be started in every school and college; like – food processing, electronics, toy making, handicraft, etc.
30) Why is Murshidabad still a backward district?
a) Poverty, Illiteracy, Social backwardness.
b) Schools (Primary-Secondary-H.S), Colleges are not in sufficient number.
c) Agricultural progress still backward.
d) Industrial development not notable.
e) Still communication with Kolkata to much time killing.
f) As it is located on Indo-Bangladesh border, smuggling-trafficking are too much.
g) Lack of political, governmental initiatives.
31) A discussion on ‘Peace Restoration’ program in disturbed areas in our state (like Jungle mahal, Darjeeling, Cooch-behar etc.).
a) Immediately discussion or talk should be started with Maoists, Morcha or Greater Coochbehar people.
b) Govt. should strictly announce – problems should be solved by discussion. Not by dividing Bengal.
c) Extensive development program should be taken & started which is a basic need of disturbed area people.
d) Political process should be started there.
e) Impartial and trust worthy ‘Negotiator’ or ‘Mediator’ should be deployed.
f) Tribal should get rights of jungle. Basic requirements of life – Food, Shelter, Cloth should be ensure.
g) Cultural exchange may be a way to bridge the gap between main stream people & sufferers.
32) Unemployment problem & responsibility of different government or non-government organizations.
a) Labour oriented industry not enough according to the requirement. For more profit industrialists are interested in ‘Automated Industrial Systems’.
b) Lacks of eligible candidates – means candidates are not properly trained.
c) Most of the job seekers are running after Govt. Jobs.
d) Lack of creativity, Lack of consciences.
e) Education System also not job oriented.
f) Very low interest in business or self employment.
g) Excessive population, no government control on birth.
33) ‘Good communication’ – a key to success.
a) Good communication means a smart approach to all.
b) To be a successful businessman / entrepreneur good communication is a must.
c) In job interviews, promotion in service good communication is a parameter of judgment.
d) Good communication makes a person trust worthy and believable to others.
e) To convince people, satisfy people it is a must.
f) Teacher, doctor, management professional or any other job where man to man contact is a must good communication skill has no substitute.
g) Keys to good communication. / Definition / etc.
34) Why is “juvenile crime” increasing?
a) Lot of pressure in education. Improper guidance or no guidance from teachers, parents.
b) Excessive pressure from parents on their children regarding ‘Better results in exams’, ‘getting position in every competition’ etc. make children irritated and compel them to commit crimes.
c) Excessive indulgence or love from parents also make children ‘careless’ ‘rude’ and ‘ill-behaved’.
d) For jilted love criminal mentality develops.
e) Improper attention from parents helps them to continue nuisances.
f) Lack of involvement in cultural activities, games and sports.
g) Effect of Net-chatting and use of ‘Bad sites’.
h) Deterioration of moral character.
i) Extensive poverty increase homeless children, street children.
j) Hooligans use children in theft, robbery, etc. (Reference – ‘Slum dog millionaire’.)
35) The impact of listening to be a good speaker.
a) To a new born baby ‘listening’ is the first commutation to the world; crying is only next.
b) We all learn to ‘listen’ first, then ‘talking’.
c) People who cannot listen, cannot talk – as deaf are commonly dumb.
d) Improper listening, or careless listening make us inefficient speaker. Because poor listeners are commonly misunderstand, or don’t understand.
e) Active listening or thoughtful listening don’t make any communication gap, helps to understand better; as a result we get success faster.
f) Most or us listen half & try to guess the rest and ultimately – misunderstand.
g) ‘Not listening is better than half-listening’.
h) Only by listening we can learn languages – words, meanings, senses, etc. Because listening is the first step of learning languages.
i) Good listeners are always appreciated by others. As speakers always expect others to listen to them carefully.
36) Why there is so much cloud about dress code of teachers?
a) What is more necessary ‘teachers dresses’ or ‘Good Education’?
b) So much people shout about dress, not a part even shout about education process, attendance, school or academic infrastructure, why?
c) Most of the teachers (also all common people) have no sense of wearing dresses. Especially they don’t know about the difference of ‘formal & informal attires’. They can not understand ‘what goes better with what’, ‘use of accessories like (ornaments, etc.). The definition of the word ‘Teacher’ much time remains unknown to them.
d) Teachers should wear decent dresses which develop their personality.
e) It is no matter to wear a ‘Saree’ only for lady teachers. Churidar, Salwars also can do better.
f) Most of the time the interference of ‘male teachers’ to the lady teachers’ attires happen only for peculiar ‘Male Dominating Attitude’. They forget that they belong to the same designation while criticizing their ‘lady counterparts’.
g) We are thinking much about dress and less about education, so we are lagging behind.
h) A month before ‘Bangladesh Supreme Court’ gave a verdict that says – college authority, or any institutional authority can not force any girl to wear ‘Burkha’ at the premises. It is solely their personal choice to wear it or not.
i) Many time ‘Religion’, ‘Culture’, ‘Society and social customs’ make problems before any modernization regarding dress, especially ‘ladies wears’.
37) Nuclear war cannot be won & should not be fought.
a) Nuclear war simply can destroy the world.
b) Destruction can not give success.
c) Civilization means ‘Creation’ not ‘Destruction’.
d) Most of the countries have the nuclear weapons. These all weapons together can destroy 7 planets like ‘Earth’ at a moment.
e) In 21st century we should think about mankind. Only by this we can prove that we’re rational beings.
f) Our motto of life should be “Save World, save us”.
38) A discussion on the world wide water crisis.
a) Effect of ‘Global warming’. No rain in ‘monsoon’.
b) Ground water level, surface water nothing is in sufficient level, rather going down day by day.
c) On earth there is 75% water and only 25% landmass, but only 1% of earth water is drinkable.
d) Population explosion, deforestation, unplanned urbanization, unplanned industrialization, etc. are the reasons behind.
e) No proper “Rain water harvesting’. / No proper water preservation plan. / Excessive misuse by the consumers or users.
f) Destruction of wetland, urban water body, lakes, pools, ponds, for urbanization.
g) No ‘River engineering’ for proper water supply. / No renovation of water reservoirs.
39) A discussion on the world wide food crisis.
a) Food is the first and primary need to survive on earth.
b) Excessive population growth – and less food production.
c) Governments of different countries are busy in ‘industrialization’ not in ‘agriculture’.
d) Public distribution systems are not active in most of the countries.
e) 2nd & 3rd world countries are suffering most.
f) Agricultural lands are being used for cash crop production, or bio-diesel production.
g) Pollution and climate change have brought less agricultural production.
h) There are social, economic & political reasons.
i) Excessive food damage in developed and developing countries by the reach people.
40) Music therapy, Aroma therapy, – can music or aroma cure diseases?
a) Music and aroma both have strong impact on human mind.
b) A favorable tone, melodious music, or a fantastic aroma can give us relief from pain-stress-tension, or give us happiness, freshness of mind.
c) Modern Music Science researched and found it that – in Operation Theater, soft / favorable music reduces tension of the patents. / In waiting room music helps to develop the patience.
d) Music and aroma have direct impact on nerves, heart (cardiovascular activity), and mind – helps to cure diseases.
e) In psychological disorder, trauma, psychiatric problem, these work good.
41) Do the right thing and fear no man.
a) Mostly, common people are too much fearful in nature. They always are afraid of results. If they do right things – then why to fear?
b) We should be & do right always. We should be confident about our jobs, responsibility and limitations.
c) Somebody is feared because they know that they do wrong. Face is the mirror of mind. It reflects on face, if anything wrong is done. The person easily can be identified.
d) Honesty is a great virtue. Honest, right persons have strength of mind. It also reflects. They always look confident.
e) Other boss over you when you bow-down you head.
f) Rabindranath said – Where the heart is fearless, the head is held high.
42) Fall down seven times standup eight.
a) Failure is the pillar of success.
b) If fail once try hundred times more. Many of us get frustrated quickly – it’s not good.
c) Without effort none achieve success. Remember success does not come walking.
d) No one remembers past when one gets success.
e) Remember to step forward, one has to step back at first.
f) Tomas Ulva Edison failed 1000times before he got success in making ‘Electric Bulb’.
g) People who don’t give up hopes any way – get success.
43) Knowledge creates mysteries.
a) Knowledge creates questions, queries, - naturally mysteries. If we know little, we want to know more – what next? Thus knowledge gives birth of mysteries.
b) Fools don’t think – the great thoughts. Only knowledge opens new-new vistas of thoughts and questions.
c) Vasko-Da-Gama, Francisco Pizaro, Columbus, Hu-en-sung, Megasthinis, and thousands of people discovered new routes to other countries just because there were questions in their hearts. Surely who don’t have knowledge don’t solve mysteries.
d) Einestine said – I am searching pebbles in the seashore. Sure he meant ‘The Sea of knowledge’.
e) Wises welcome mysteries, fools are only afraid of that.
44) Laugh & the world laughs with you, cry & you’ll find no one with tears.
a) People are so selfish. They are always with you in your happiness. But in sorrow they fly to another places. Most of them are ‘Fare weather birds’. They are, according to Bankim Chandra – ‘Basanter Kokil’.
b) Remember the story of ‘Two friends and a bear’.
c) Too few are there who wipe others tears.
d) No one helps in danger, shares problems but all share happiness. ‘Friends are in need friends are in deed’.