Traditional bull-taming event 'Jallikattu' begins in Madurai

Updated:1 month ago IST

Madurai (TN), Jan 15 (ANI): Tamil Nadu’s famous bull taming festival, Jallikattu kick started in Madurai’s Avaniyapuram. As the state is preparing for Pongal, the state is all set for Jallikattu. The festival which is ongoing in the state witnesses huge number of bull tamers try to grab the hump of the bulls which are released among the huge crowd. The sport has proved to be lethal as it led to many deaths. The festival saw a massive protest in 2017 amidst opposition by various animal rights organisations after which the matter went to the Supreme Court.

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