Protest to save Jallikattu has been going on since last week, PM Narendra Modi on Thursday have appreciated the cultural significance and assured that Centre would provide full support for Tamil Nadu government.
Meanwhile, there has been a tremendous protest against the ban on Jallikattu, several agitators thronged towards Marina Beach in Chennai in support of the banned bull-taming festival and saying slogans in support of Jallikattu and “Tamil pride”.
Senthil Nayagam, a 40-year-old IT professional, was among the first to arrive on Chennai’s Marina Beach, where protests in support of the banned bull taming festival began on Tuesday with a handful of people and quickly multiplied. People used phone flashlight and made it look like a different revolt after a power cut in some areas.
“They cut off power in certain areas and that’s where the protest was happening. But people used their phone flashlight and made it look like a different revolt. It felt more like a united struggle. And when that video was shared extensively on social media that pushed people to come here,” he told NDTV.
His messages drew hundreds to the beach. The cyber expert says he stays ahead of every news update and doesn’t waste a moment posting it on WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter.
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