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#JallikattuBan: After peaceful protests for its reinstatement, 2 killed as Jallikattu celebrations turn violent

JallikattuBan: The well celebrated sport by the Tamil Nadu people Jallikattu on the occasion of Pongal, which is the present hot topic after the severe protest by the Tamil people against its ban. It is known that there is a severe protest held at Tamil Nadu, Marina Beach against the ban of Jallikattu sport by all the Tamil people. After the peaceful protests that continued for some days against the ban, two were killed in Jallikattu celebrations turned the whole into violent. It is said that nearly 83 persons were reported to be highly injured during the Jallikattu celebrations.

This sport was celebrated in different regions of Tamil Nadu State, and it is reported that there were total two persons died and 83 were injured all over the state during the Jallikattu celebrations. This can be seen huge at Pudukottai and Madurai. This issue was reported after the State released an order in favour of Jallikattu ordinance. The protests against the ban of Tamil Nadu well-celebrated sports Jallikattu were started in Tamil Nadu and this was spread all over the country in the way they did protest was very peaceful and exemplary.

After peaceful protests for its reinstatement, 2 killed as Jallikattu celebrations turn violent

2 killed in jallikattu celebrations

This disaster issue happened after the state passed the favour to the Tamil people about Jallikattu and an ordinance was passed by Government making Jallikattu a legal sport. This ordinance was passed on Saturday, and by following the ordinance, Jallikattu is the sport which will be held on Pongal and was organised in Pudukottai, Trichy and Erode districts of Tamil Nadu state on Sunday. Coimbatore people held the Bullock- cart race on the same day, so both the deaths are occurred due to the injuries sustained by individuals during Jallikattu event in Pudukottai.

Meanwhile, it is known that one of the victim is the 48 years old and is the resident of Jahindipuram in Madurai district, the man named Chandra Mohan and the PTI reports stated to police saying that “died due to dehydration in Madurai city when he was taking part in the protests along with students and youths demanding a permanent solution for holding Jallikattu.”

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