Jallikattu Pongal Celebrations


'Jallikattu Pongal Celebrations' - 6 News Result(s)

  • Will Jallikattu Protests Affect Chennai's Republic Day Parade? Protesters Say Yes

    Will Jallikattu Protests Affect Chennai's Republic Day Parade? Protesters Say Yes

    Chennai's Marina beach was flooded with protesters demanding a 'permanent solution' for Jallikattu on Sunday. The traditional bull-taming sport which is a part of Pongal celebrations, failed to take off in Madurai on Sunday, a day after the state government passed an ordinance or executive order for its resumption. Chief Minister O Pannerselvam, wh...

  • What Is Jallikattu? All You Need To Know About Tamil Nadu's Bull-Taming Tradition

    What Is Jallikattu? All You Need To Know About Tamil Nadu's Bull-Taming Tradition

    Jallikaatu could be referred to as bull taming event typically practiced in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day, third day of the four-day Pongal festival. The term 'jallikattu' is derived from the tamil words 'jalli' and 'kattu'. Jalli refers to gold or silver coins. Kattu means 'tied'. Therefore, combined together it ...

  • Chennai's Arab Spring Moment? Not Just About Jallikattu At Marina Beach

    Chennai's Arab Spring Moment? Not Just About Jallikattu At Marina Beach

    Even though thousands have gathered at Chennai's Marina Beach and at other places in Tamil Nadu, some say these unprecedented protests are not just about Jallikattu. Most people who are demanding that the bull taming sport should be allowed, have possibly never even been a part of a Jallikattu event, even as audience. And yet, they are protesting w...

  • Nearly 200 Detained In Tamil Nadu's Madurai Over Jallikattu Protests

    Nearly 200 Detained In Tamil Nadu's Madurai Over Jallikattu Protests

    Nearly 200 people have been detained by the police in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district for protesting the Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu and demanding that the bull taming festival be held. The protest, that lasted overnight, happened in a small town called Alanganallur.

  • Dull Pongal Celebrations In Tamil Nadu Amid Hold On Jallikattu

    Dull Pongal Celebrations In Tamil Nadu Amid Hold On Jallikattu

    In Tamil Nadu's culture capital Madurai the Sivaji family has not forgotten their agrarian roots. So they prepared Pongal literally in the open outside their house using freshly harvested rice, jaggery in brand new pots and thanking the sun God, also remembering farmers.

  • Centre Lifts Ban On Jallikattu In Tamil Nadu, Order Angers Activists

    Centre Lifts Ban On Jallikattu In Tamil Nadu, Order Angers Activists

    There were celebrations in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Friday after the Central government paved the way for lifting the ban on Jallikattu through a notification, despite the Supreme Court ban on the traditional Pongal sport of taming the bull.

'Jallikattu Pongal Celebrations' - 9 Video Result(s)

'Jallikattu Pongal Celebrations' - 6 News Result(s)

  • Will Jallikattu Protests Affect Chennai's Republic Day Parade? Protesters Say Yes

    Will Jallikattu Protests Affect Chennai's Republic Day Parade? Protesters Say Yes

    Chennai's Marina beach was flooded with protesters demanding a 'permanent solution' for Jallikattu on Sunday. The traditional bull-taming sport which is a part of Pongal celebrations, failed to take off in Madurai on Sunday, a day after the state government passed an ordinance or executive order for its resumption. Chief Minister O Pannerselvam, wh...

  • What Is Jallikattu? All You Need To Know About Tamil Nadu's Bull-Taming Tradition

    What Is Jallikattu? All You Need To Know About Tamil Nadu's Bull-Taming Tradition

    Jallikaatu could be referred to as bull taming event typically practiced in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day, third day of the four-day Pongal festival. The term 'jallikattu' is derived from the tamil words 'jalli' and 'kattu'. Jalli refers to gold or silver coins. Kattu means 'tied'. Therefore, combined together it ...

  • Chennai's Arab Spring Moment? Not Just About Jallikattu At Marina Beach

    Chennai's Arab Spring Moment? Not Just About Jallikattu At Marina Beach

    Even though thousands have gathered at Chennai's Marina Beach and at other places in Tamil Nadu, some say these unprecedented protests are not just about Jallikattu. Most people who are demanding that the bull taming sport should be allowed, have possibly never even been a part of a Jallikattu event, even as audience. And yet, they are protesting w...

  • Nearly 200 Detained In Tamil Nadu's Madurai Over Jallikattu Protests

    Nearly 200 Detained In Tamil Nadu's Madurai Over Jallikattu Protests

    Nearly 200 people have been detained by the police in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district for protesting the Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu and demanding that the bull taming festival be held. The protest, that lasted overnight, happened in a small town called Alanganallur.

  • Dull Pongal Celebrations In Tamil Nadu Amid Hold On Jallikattu

    Dull Pongal Celebrations In Tamil Nadu Amid Hold On Jallikattu

    In Tamil Nadu's culture capital Madurai the Sivaji family has not forgotten their agrarian roots. So they prepared Pongal literally in the open outside their house using freshly harvested rice, jaggery in brand new pots and thanking the sun God, also remembering farmers.

  • Centre Lifts Ban On Jallikattu In Tamil Nadu, Order Angers Activists

    Centre Lifts Ban On Jallikattu In Tamil Nadu, Order Angers Activists

    There were celebrations in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Friday after the Central government paved the way for lifting the ban on Jallikattu through a notification, despite the Supreme Court ban on the traditional Pongal sport of taming the bull.

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