‘Jallikattu’, an ancient bull-taming festival, divides India

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The debate on whether India should maintain the ban on a bull-taming sporting event is far from reaching a conclusion.

Called Jallikattu, the bull-taming sport is played during the harvest festival of Pongal. The event, which has been practised for thousands of years, was outlawed by the country’s Supreme Court in 2014, a decision it maintained in 2016.

But many have expressed their disapproval of the decision. O Panneerselvam, the chief minister of the southern India state of Tamil Nadu where the sport is played, has …

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Via: Mashable: Sports

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