Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister flag off jallikattu at Alanganallur

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam hailed off the jallikattu event at Alanganallur in Madurai on Saturday morning, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hailing off the event at around 8.30 a.m., the Chief Minister said that it was the AIADMK government that guaranteed that jallikattu events were held, regardless of confronting a few obstacles. He likewise commended all the bull proprietors and players who partook in the renowned Alanganallur jallikattu. Jallikattu is a cultural and traditional sport of Tamil Nadu, said the Deputy Chief Minister. He emphasized that the AIADMK government was taking efforts to guarantee that jallikattu events are held regularly during the Pongal seasons.

A sum of 84 bulls took an interest in the first round of the event. Players were permitted in batches of 75 in the wake of clearing a medical check-up.

The CM and Deputy CM parted with gold coins to the champs. At least two bull tamers were harmed when the CM and the Deputy CM were available at the venue to observe the event.

Revenue Minister R. B. Udhayakumar, Cooperation Minister Sellur K. Raju, Forest Minister Dindigul C. Sreenivasan and AIADMK MLAs were available during the initiation.

Observers crowded the exhibitions from the extremely early times of Saturday. In spite of rehashed guidelines from the organising committee members individuals requesting that observers wear face masks, numerous onlookers were not wearing face masks. Physical distancing standards were abused at the observers’ galleries.

The CM, Deputy CM and the Ministers then left to Government Rajaji Hospital where the introduction of COVID-19 immunization occurred.

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