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The judge gave the order on a PIL seeking permission to conduct the event at Ulagampatti village.
It’s ‘Pasuvula Panduga’ and not ‘Jallikattu’ as we treat cattle as our pride, say people of A Rangampet village.
Thousands of people from different parts of the country thronged to Alanganallur to witness the jallikattu event.
In a village in Sivaganga district -- around 500 km from here -- two persons were killed when a bull attacked them on being released. Around 50 persons were injured in the attack.
The 19-year-old victim from Sanarpatti in Dindigul was near the collection counter, when a bull charged at him on the stomach causing grievous injuries
Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister R B Udhayakumar inaugurated the grand event that saw the participation of around 1,000 bulls and hundreds of sportsmen who vied for the honours.
Kalimuthu, hailing from Dindigul district, suffered serious injuries when a bull attacked him while he was near the bull collection point by the animal owners.
Villagers of A Rangampet near Chandragiri mandal, next to Naravaripalle, are preparing for Jallikattu, a cattle festival.
The controversial bull-taming sport, Jallikattu was held in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, after a gap of three years in view of the ban.
While Tamil Nadu celebrates Pongal with fervour, Kangeyam cattle, widely used in the sport and known for its strength, is on the wane.
The Madurai district administration on Thursday made the Aadhaar registration mandatory for bull tamers who wished participate in the annually organised festival of the Jallikattu celebrations.
The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has urged the State government to comply with the new regulations to conduct jallikattu.
The most awaited ‘Chennaiyil Jallikattu’ that was supposedly scheduled for Sunday will happen around Pongal, said P Rajasekaran, president, Tamil Nadu Jallikattu Peravai.
The IPL-format jallikattu expected to happen at East Coast Road in Chennai on Sunday will take place at Marg’s Swarnabhoomi project in Cheyyur on the ECR beyond Kalpakkam.
About 500 policemen would be deployed on security duty with a total of 500 bulls are likely to be used in the event besides 10 ambulances, 3 fire service units and 10 medical teams.