3,000 supporters Gathered at Chennai’s Marina Beach For Protests to support jallikattu:-
Over 3,000 people, mostly students and techies, are protesting at Chennai’s Marina beach since last night demanding permission to host the banned bull-taming festival Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu and a ban on animal rights organisation “People for Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA”, Talks by the police with the protesters to disperse have not been successful yet. Protesters are demanding to meet Chief Minister O Panneerselavam.
P Manjunath, a class XI student, says, “Jallikattu is a 500 year old tradition. The court has to lift the ban.”, “There’s no cruelty for bulls. Courts are for people. It is our right to protest, it’s not illegal to protest for banned Jallikattu,” says J Rajesh, an IT professional.