Latest Jallikattu Investigation Proves Yet Again That Laws Fail Bulls and Human Participants 

 

From January to February 2019, PETA India investigated seven jallikattu events, in the following locations: Avaniapuram, Palamedu, and Alanganallur (in Madurai district); Keelapanaiyur and Viralimalai (in Pudukkottai district); Ulagampatti (in Dindigul district); and Alagumalai (in Tiruppur district). 

This investigation reconfirms that this violent pastime takes advantage of bulls' natural uneasiness as prey animals by deliberately placing them in a terrifying situation in which they're prompted to run away from those they rightly perceive as a threat. The evidence – in the form of photographs and video footage – demonstrates that bulls are poked and jabbed with sticks and sickles, hit, jumped on, tackled, bitten, and treated in other cruel ways. 

Mr.
Edappadi
K. Palaniswami
Chief Minister's Office, Tamil Nadu

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