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guardian.co.tt Thursday, January 19, 2017
lifting ban on
sport in India
NEW DELHI --- Thousands of people were
camping on a beach in southern India yester-
day demanding a ban be lifted on the tradi-
tional sport of bull-taming.
The sport of jallikattu involves releasing a bull
into a crowd of people who attempt to grab it and
It is popular in Tamil Nadu state but was banned
by India's top court in 2014 after animal rights
groups argued it was cruel to the animals.
Thousands of protesters wanting the sport re-
sumed gathered on the Marina beach in Chennai,
the state capital, on Tuesday night, and the crowd
swelled further on Wednesday in response to ap-
peals on social media.
The annual contests involving tens of thou-
sands of participants would have been held last
week during the four-day "Pongal" marking the
The protesters want the federal and state govern-
ments to petition the court to review its decision.
They say they would support changes to make
the sport safer.
"Jallikattu is our pride," said actor-turned pol-
itician Khushboo, who uses one name.
Tamil Nadu state ministers Jayakumar and Ma
Foi Pandiarajan met with the protesters Wednesday
and extended their support.
The state's top elected official, O. Paneerselvam,
said in a statement he would meet with Prime Min-
ister Narendra Modi on Thursday to find a way to
meet the people's demand.
Animal rights activists including PETA India have
protested the sport, which has involved injuries to
animals as well as injuries and fatalities of people.
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudeva, a spiritual leader, said
"this is a celebratory kind of festival dedicated to
You should not take away the cultural strength
of people, especially in rural areas."
Vasudeva said money has brought in evils like
people betting on the bulls.
"But that can be controlled." (AP)
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