Town in TN protests against Jallikattu ban, hopes for ban to be revoked
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The News Minute | January 13, 2015 | 09.20 am IST At Palamedu, the first venue for Jallikattu to be held every year the area remained silent as the locality went on a protest against a ban on the sport. With no clear word on the possibility of holding the event an dust three days left for the annual event, traders and residents are upset that there is no clarity, reported The New Indian Express. Usually, around 700 bulls with an equal number of tamers are seen in actions every year during the event each year, according to the P Karthigai Rajan, former secretary of Palamedu Grama Podhu Mahalingaswamy Madathu Committee which organises the sport in the village every year. This year too, around 50 bulls maintained by villagers have been trained. The villagers here are still hopeful that the ban on the sport will be revoked, said the report. Read TN seeks lift of Jallikattu ban ahead of Pongal Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
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