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TamilNadu Jallikattu general rules

Jallikattu rules

Jallikattu rules

  • The bull will be released on the the arena through the vadi vasal, an entry gate.
  • The tamer should embrace the bull for 30 seconds or 15 feet, whichever is longer when the bull runs. (Usually it is about 15 m (49 ft), marked by hanging overhead marker flags along the line.)
  • Only one contestant should hold on to the bull at one time. If more than one contestant holds on to the bull, then there is no winner.
  • The contestant should only hold the bull by its hump. Holding by the neck, horns or tail results in disqualification.
  • No contestant should hit or hurt the bull in any manner.
  • If the bull throws the contestant off before the line or if no-one manages to hold on to the bull, then the bull will be declared victorious.
  • If the contestant manages to hold on to the hump till it crosses the finish line, then the contestant is declared the winner.

How Jallikattu is Held in Tamilnadu

Jallikattu rules

Jallikattu rules

  • A written permission is obtained from the respective collector, thirty days prior to conduct of event along with notification of the event location.
  • The arena and the way through which the bulls pass through is double-barricaded, in order to avoid injuries to the spectators and by-standers who may be permitted to remain within the barricades.
  • Final preparation before the event include a complete testing by the authorities of the Animal Husbandry Department, to ensure that performance enhancement drugs, liquor or other irritants are not used on the bulls.
  • The necessary gallery areas are built up along the double barricades.
  • The necessary permissions are obtained from the collector for the participants and the bulls fifteen days prior.
  • Safegaurding the bull and Viewers are the top priority.

is India Against the Farmers Festival?

The central government of india on January 9 2017 changed the status of the Pongal holidays from compulsory to restricted. Pongal is a Tamil harvest festivals. Thai Pongal corresponds to Makara Sankranthi, the winter harvest festival celebrated throughout India.

Thai Pongal festival Orgin may date more than 2000 years ago.

Thai Pongal is one of the most important festivals celebrated by Tamil people in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry, Sri Lanka as well as Tamils worldwide including those in Malaysia, Mauritius, South Africa, United States, Singapore, Canada and UK.

Thai Pongal is mainly celebrated to convey appreciation to the Sun God for providing the energy for agriculture. Part of the celebration is the boiling of the first rice of the season consecrated to the Sun.

This festivals is culturally very rich and it is truly a farmer festivals.

DR APJ Abdul Kalam funeral cremation – RIP

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam NO MORE

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam NO MORE

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s funeral will be held at his hometown Rameswaram July 30 2015. According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior Union Ministers and Chief Ministers of neighbouring states are expected to attend the funeral.

Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam had Died On 27th July 2015. His last breathed in Shillong, where he had arrived to deliver a lecture at Indian Institute of Management. The reason for his demise is said to be massive cardiac arrest late evening after 7 PM.

 

The state government also announced July 30 as a public holiday in honour of Kalam.

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