JallikattuBan: It can be seen that thousands of people are continuing their protest over the ban of Jallikattu festival and protesting it for the third day on Chennai’s Marina Beach. People in large number can be seen at stage protecting the people against the arrest of those who have demonstrated in the favour of Jallikattu in Chennai on January 17th of 2017.
Thousands of people and a heavy crowd can be seen at Marina Beach who gathered to protest the long coming festival of them Jallikattu.
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v silent in an ahimsa way non political way of agitation to lift ban on Jallikattu by 1000s n 1000s of students in marina beach Chennai 👍👏🙏 pic.twitter.com/4UeKQxQuXp
— Prabhudheva (@PDdancing) January 19, 2017
The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O Panneerselvam will be meeting the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Thursday to discuss and urge about the ordinance of allowing the Tamil Nadu people to celebrate Jallikattu after the protest which is taking place in the massive amount a Marina Beach in Tamil Nadu. These protests against Jallikattu and the arrest of the people began Tuesday night and are continuing to Thursday morning. It can be seen that lot of crowd in which especially students and techies are gathered at the Marina Beach on Thursday morning and are demanding the ban on animal rights group of people for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) which has already spearheaded the ban on it and is asking the Supreme Court to allow them to celebrate the Jallikattu which is a sport that will be played on Pongal.
The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s office said about this issue as “The ban imposed on Jallikattu by the Supreme Court came up for discussion. While appreciating the cultural significance of Jallikattu, the Prime Minister observed that the matter is presently sub-judice. The Centre would be supportive of steps taken by the State Government. PM Narendra Modi assured CM Paneerselvam that all possible assistance would be provided to the State to address the drought situation. A central team would be deputed to Tamil Nadu shortly,” and the Director of Veterinary Affairs at PETA India, Mamnilal Valliyate said about this issue that “PETA is not a lawmaking body, it only cares about animals and prevent cruelty against them.”