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The Print, in collaboration with Facebook organized The Democracy Wall, a monthly free speech campus initiative that aims to engage with college audiences on top-of-the-mind issues in an environment of unhindered free speech.Eminent celebrities like Bollywood actress Richa Chadha, Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien, Col. DPK Pillay and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma graced the event and gave empowering speeches. It was followed by a very impactful performance by the popular satirical stand-up comedy group AisiTaisi Democracy. An open-house Question and Answer session was held, which saw active interaction. The event grabbed huge buzz and media coverage, and was attended by more than 500 students.

Vibgyor Brand Services, India’s leading experiential marketing agency, planned and executed the event to utmost perfection. Team Vibgyor gave an off-beat, quirky look and feel to the setup, to attract the students. The highlight of the setup was a graffiti wall, where students penned down their thoughts about free speech. The event was well-received by the students as well as the media.