Bull-Taming Event Jallikattu
Chennai: In Tamil Nadu, the famous and traditional bull-taming event has begun on 14th January during COVID-19 pandemic. over 150 people will join the event that includes setting free bulls on a fenced street but, the men will try attempts to tame the animals.
Along with it, the Govt also set the audience limit to 50% in the event of Madurai’s Avaniyapuram. all will have to wear a mask, a necessary safety move amid the CoronaVirus.
#WATCH Tamil Nadu: #Jallikattu begins in Avaniyapuram of Madurai.— ANI (@ANI) January 14, 2021
Over 200 bulls are participating in the competition. In the wake of #COVID19, State govt directed that number of players shouldn't be over 150 at an event. Number of spectators not more than 50% of the gathering. pic.twitter.com/VdVCLgPIon
In the year 2014, The Supreme Court put a ban on the event. but, the state government said that Jallikattu event was an essential part of culture and identity.
And SC took the ban back in 2017 after an amendment to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,