Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam has assured that he and the government led by him will ensure the conduct of Jallikattu to protect the culture and tradition of Tamils. Panneerselvam also hit out at arch-rival DMK for its criticism of the ruling AIADMK on the matter, saying it was the UPA regime, in which the DMK was a key… Continue reading "Jallikattu will be held, says CM"
Silambarasan aka STR will observe a silent protest in support of jallikattu in front of his residence on Thursday evening. He called for an urgent press meet on Wednesday to express his anger after police used lathicharge to disperse students protesting to revoke ban on Jallikattu in Madurai. He attended the press meet along with his father T Rajendar, who… Continue reading "Simbu announces protest for Jallikattu"
Scores of jallikattu supporters on Sunday organised a rally seeking permission to hold the bull-taming sport coinciding with the Tamil harvest festival of Pongal, a week away. More than 5000 ‘Jallikattu’ supporters gathered at Marina beach seeking permission for holding it, against which the Supreme Court upheld a ban last year. Most of them insisted that they did not owe… Continue reading "Jallikattu supporters hold mega rally in Chennai"