Chennai: Jallikattu chorus gets louder as protests continue at Marina Beach

| Updated: Jan 21, 2017 13:33 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan. 21 (ANI): Even after the Centre`s nod on Jallikattu ordinance, the protesters don`t seem to be pacified as they continued to hold protests at Marina Beach on Saturday here. The beach is thronged by massive number of protesters. The agitators have expressed the opinion that they won't leave the place till the time the event of the bull taming sport is held. The Centre yesterday gave approval to an ordinance revoking the ban on Jallikattu. In consultation with Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, the ministries forwarded the ordinance to President Pranab Mukherjee for his assent. This latest development came in the wake of sea of protesters that continued to swell on the Marina beach in Chennai for the fifth day as supporters of Jallikattu staged their protest. The Supreme Court, which had banned the sport in 2014, has agreed not to pass any interim order for a week. (ANI)