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Jallikattu Ban Row: Protest Held Across Tamil Nadu

India | News18.com | January 18, 2017, 12:32 pm
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The massive state wide protests by youth in Tamil Nadu who are demanding holding of Jallikattu -- the bull-taming sport -- and banning animal rights group PETA, entered second day on Wednesday with protestors holding out throughout the night. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

The massive state wide protests by youth in Tamil Nadu who are demanding holding of Jallikattu -- the bull-taming sport -- and banning animal rights group PETA, entered second day on Wednesday with protestors holding out throughout the night. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

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The ministers urged the protesters to withdraw their agitation. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

The ministers urged the protesters to withdraw their agitation. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

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Responding to the protestors’ demands for an assurance from Chief Minister O Panneerselvam for conducting Jallikattu, School Education Minister Pandiarajan said the government cannot give any oral assurance and indicated that the chief minister could issue a statement later in the day on the matter.  (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

Responding to the protestors’ demands for an assurance from Chief Minister O Panneerselvam for conducting Jallikattu, School Education Minister Pandiarajan said the government cannot give any oral assurance and indicated that the chief minister could issue a statement later in the day on the matter. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

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Over the last few days, protesters held Jallikattu, defying Supreme Court's order. Scores of people have been arrested across the state. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

Over the last few days, protesters held Jallikattu, defying Supreme Court's order. Scores of people have been arrested across the state. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

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Tamil Nadu has been urging the Centre repeatedly to issue an ordinance for the conduct of Jallikattu, held during the Tamil harvest festival Pongal in mid—January.  (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

Tamil Nadu has been urging the Centre repeatedly to issue an ordinance for the conduct of Jallikattu, held during the Tamil harvest festival Pongal in mid—January. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

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Pro Jallikattu supporters were seen protesting  over SC ban (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

Pro Jallikattu supporters were seen protesting over SC ban (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

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In Jallikattu, a bull vaulter is expected to hang on to the animal's hump for a stipulated distance or hold on to the hump for a minimum of three jumps made by the bull. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

In Jallikattu, a bull vaulter is expected to hang on to the animal's hump for a stipulated distance or hold on to the hump for a minimum of three jumps made by the bull. (Image: Poornima Murali/ CNN-News18)

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