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Updated January 15th, 2024 at 09:20 IST

WATCH | Excitement Builds as Bull-Taming Festival, Jallikattu Begins

The event on the first day, Jallikattu will be held in Avaniyapuram, on the second day in Palamedu, and the third day in Alanganallur.

Reported by: Tanisha Rajput
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Jallikattu competition begins in Avaniyapuram of Madurai. | Image:ANI
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Madurai: The preparations for the Jallikattu competition, a bull-taming sport in Tamil Nadu's Madurai are underway today.

The event on the first day, Jallikattu will be held in Avaniyapuram, on the second day in Palamedu, and the third day in Alanganallur.

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Currently, the event has begun after examining the bulls. 

Jallikattu is a popular bull-embracing sport traditionally played in Tamil Nadu during the Pongal harvest festival.

As per ANI, the Madurai District Collectorate had registered a total of 2,400 bulls and 1,318 tamers for Avaniapuram Jallikattu while 3,677 bulls and 1,412 tamers for Palamedu Jallikattu and 6,099 bulls and 1,784 tamers for the Alanganallur event.

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A festive bliss takes a swipe at India as it is immersed in a tapestry of cultural celebrations as the country joyously celebrates Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Jallikattu, and Bihu.

(With agencies input)

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Published January 15th, 2024 at 09:20 IST

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