🌻🌹*⚜Jallikattu – Bull fighting in Tamil Nadu on Mattu Pongal ⚜*🌻🌹
Jallikattu – Bull fighting in Tamil Nadu on Mattu Pongal
Jallikattu is the famous bull fighting held in Tamil Nadu, India, during Mattu Pongal – the third day of Pongal dedicated to cattle. In 2019, Jallikattu begins on January 16 and will be held for a week at various locations in Tamil Nadu.
Jallikattu has nothing to do with the Spanish type of bullfighting and it is rather the taming of the bull with bare hands by men. The bull is never killed but it is only tamed.
Manji Virattu is another type of bullfighting held in rural Tamil Nadu and in it bags of coins are tied to the horns of fierce bulls and are released into the open field. Young men attempt to…