Supreme Court Refuses Plea To Allow Jallikattu Before Saturday
Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the plea to allow bull taming sport during Pongal this year. SC said it is not fair to give judgment regarding this issue in two days. It said it is not possible to deliver verdict before Saturday. The Centre on Wednesday said things were ready on their side to lift the ban and they are waiting for court order.
Jallikattu had not been conducted for last two year. Jallikattu was banned on November 2014 due to some animal organizations oppose the sport. Jallikattu supporters say they have given the wrong reports about the sport.
Chief Minister O Paneerselvam stated that he will bring Jallikattu to the state and given petition to the Centre to pass the ordinance and clear the route to conduct the sport on this Pongal.
Jallikattu is being conducted in some parts of the state from today. Naam Tamizhar Katchi leader Siman had said they will hold Jallikattu breaking the ban. The protest for support of Jallikattu is becoming stronger. Students and youngsters from all parts of the state are involving in the protest.
Tamil Celebrities raises voice for the sport including Kamal Haasan, Simbu, Suriya, Sathyaraj, GV Prakash Kumar, Arunraja, Karu Palaniappan, Vivek, Sivakarthikeyan, Gautami, Khushboo, Adhik Ravichandran and others.
Today Simbu to hold silent protest for 10 minutes in front of his house wearing black shirt. Support for his raises strongly from Tamils in various parts of the globe.