Jallikattu competition has started in Avaniapuram, Tamil Nadu. 45 people, including two policemen, were injured during the Avaniapuram Jallikattu competition.
45 people including two policemen were injured
According to the news, Avaniapuram Jallikattu competition started from today. 45 people including two policemen were injured. Out of which 9 people have been referred to Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai for treatment.
The bulls were examined before the start of the competition
In fact, the health of the bulls was checked before the start of the Jallikattu competition in Avaniapuram, Madurai. After this Jallikattu competition was started. However, many people also suffered injuries during the Jallikattu competition.
Madurai Police had issued a warning
Let us tell you that Madurai Police had warned the local people on Sunday about the Jallikattu competition. Police had said that if any incident occurs due to criminal activity during the Jallikattu event, strict action will be taken against those involved.
What is Jallikattu competition?
Let us tell you that Jallikattu festival starts with the Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu.
During the Jallikattu competition, a bull is released into a crowd of people. The people participating in the competition take the help of the bull’s hump to stop it.
The history of this bullfight dates back to 400-100 BC.
Animal rights organizations had called for it to be banned due to the risk of injury to both the participants and the bulls.
However, in May 2023, the Supreme Court had upheld the Tamil Nadu government’s law allowing Jallikattu, a bull-taming sport, in the state.