Jalikattu celebration as two people died and dozens injured

After the demonstration by thousand of people in Southern Indian, the controversial bull-taming sport has resumed. During this game two people were dead and dozens wounded. Earlier it was ban, but after the protest, government overturn a ban.

This sport well known as Jalikattu, which is celebrated in southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was prohibited by the supreme court in 2014. On the course of animal rights activists marks several incidents of abuse.

But, after the strong protest in the Southern State, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved an ordinance written by the state government in Tamil Nadu to remove bulls from a list in the national law that prohibits cruelty to animals.

School and college students, IT professionals, movie stars participated in the week-long demonstrations and said the sport is part of their ancient cultural traditions.


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