Center gives green signal for Jallikattu
The center took a sensational decision on the game of Jallikattu. Center made few changes in amendment of Animals Act 1960, it cleared the way for the conducting Jallikattu. The matter was disclosed by the state government to the Madras High Court.
Advocate General Vijay Narayan Division Bench said “Not only Jallikattu, Recklaw (Bull race) can also be conducted with the central amendment.” With this news organizers are planning to conduct the eve before the Sankranthi itself that they are planning conducted before 7th of January 2018.
On March 7, 2014, the Supreme Court had imposed a ban on such games with PETA petition. Even though Tamil Nadu people conducted the game. With this Supreme Court of India angry of Tamil Nadu Government. In the backdrop of the resentment of the Supreme Court of Tamil Nadu last year, there were serious concerns across the state. Marina Beach was packed with protesters. They got support from film industry. Protest was continued for one month demanding legislative amendments over the issue.
With this concerns Central Government reviewed over the situation. And made changes in amendment of Animal act 1960 and gave permission for Jallikattu. Jallikattu organizers are happy with the decision of the Center. The animal conservation committee was angry over the center and approached supreme court over the issue. So let us what will happen this year regarding Jallikattu.
Jallikattu (or sallikkattu), also known as eru thazhuvuthal and manju virattu, is a traditional spectacle in which a Bos indicus bull, such as the Pulikulam or Kangayam breeds, is released into a crowd of people, and multiple human participants attempt to grab the large hump on the bull’s back with both arms and hang