Madurai witnesses grand Avaniyapuram Jallikattu, the first bull-taming event in the district this season

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The Avaniyapuram Jallikattu, which saw the participation of 825 bulls after 25 were rejected during physical fitness checks of the animals.
Around 430 bull tamers participated in the ten rounds of the Avaniyapuram Jallikattu in which Karthik emerged victorious after taming 17 bulls.
A bull of C R Kartik Kumar was adjudged as the best bull and the owner also received a car as also a calf and cow.
During the event around 150 people, including bull tamers, spectators and cops, were injured. | Photos by K K Sundar
The second Jallikattu of the season in the district is held on Tuesday in Palamedu, and on January 17 the famous Alanganallur Jallikattu will be held in the district.