Jallikattu in Alanganallur in Madurai has begun on Tuesday. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has inaugurated the festival.
Jallikattu in Alanganallur is famous as the bull-taming act can be seen in its true spirit here. All big tamers and rearers and most-legendary bulls are used to participate in the Jallikattu here. People all over Tamil Nadu used to flock together at Alanganallur. As the fight is most challenging so the prizes too. A Hyundai car is up for grabs for the bull rearer while a Renault car is there for the best bull tamer.
“At the world-famous Alanganallur Jallikkattu, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami will give away a Renault car as prize for the best bull tamer,” Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister R.B. Udhayakumar told reporters in Madurai. “The best bull rearer will take home a Hyundai car, to be given away by Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam”- he said.