At least 80 participants injured in jallikattu event at Madurai’s Avaniapuram
The Avaniapuram jallikattu, the very first bulltaming occasion of the Pongal season in Madurai, saw a huge turnout on January14 At least 80 participants were injured at the occasion held in compliance with COVID-19 standards. Health authorities said the injuries were not major.
As numerous as 523 bulls and 398 bulltamers took part in eight rounds of occasions at the jallikattu. Only COVID-19 unfavorable participants were permitted to compete. The jallikattu event was flagged off at 8 a.m. and concluded by 4 p.m. As much as 50 tamers were permitted to take part in each of the eight rounds.
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As numerous as 24 bulls were turned down throughout the screening. The individuals underwent RT-PCR tests for COVID-19 and also a fitness test. The bulls likewise underwent medical checkup to ascertain if they were fit enough to participate in the event.
Thirunavukarasu of Muthupatti and Vijayan of Avaniapuram were adjudged the very best bulltamers after they had tamed 26 bulls. A bull coming from G.R. Karthick of Villapuram was adjudged the very best bull at the occasion. Though authorities had actually urged the participants and the general public to follow the guidelines for COVID-19, by wearing face masks and maintaining physical distance, not all followed the standards.
The Avaniapuram jallikattu likewise witnessed many political dignitaries go to the day long occasion. The next jallikattu events in the district will be held at Palamedu and Alanganallur.
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