Delhi Tamilians came together to save Tamil tradition

The students also raised slogan saying Tamil Nadu MPs (member of parliament) resign your post.

Published: 20th January 2017 10:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th January 2017 10:13 PM   |  A+A-

A shool boy paticipating in protest against jallikattu ban in front of Thamukkam Ground at Madurai. (EPS | K K Sundar)

Jallikattu protest. (EPS | K K Sundar)

By Express News Service

New Delhi: More than 300 protesters from Tamil community  gathered at Janatar mantar on Friday in favour of jallikattu at the national capital. The demonstration was led by G.S.Ravi leader of the Delhi Tamil Union and former joint Secretary of Delhi Tamil Sangam K.V.K.Perumal.

Protesters including lawyers, housewives, students who gathered at the protest site to show their support in bringing in an ordinance to lift the ban on the iconic Tamil sport.  

“PETA should be banned; it is working against the Tamil sentiments. During the sport there is no injury to the bull but then also it is being made an issue, its a game of bravery” Perumal said.  

The protest also reached the Delhi University where large crowd of Tamil students of the varsity stood in front of the Art Faculty at the campus. Students raised slogans against PETA ( People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) with banners. The students also raised slogan saying Tamil Nadu MPs (member of parliament) resign your post.

“We are not harming the bull, we airship them as gods. The court and PETA should understand the reason behind this, why this game is played till then we won’t stop. We won’t give up our culture, our protest will continue to save the tamil tradition and culture” said Abhinaya.


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