Jallikattu ban: SC to delay verdict, TN CM says Jallikattu will be held in two days

The government has informed SC that it is holding talks with Tamil Nadu government to resolve crisis on jallikattu.

Jallikattu ban: SC to delay verdict, TN CM says Jallikattu will be held in two days

Amid prevailing tension in Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed to central government’s request not to pronounce Judgment on jallikattu for a week.

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said jallikattu will be organised in a 'day or two' after an ordinance will be promulgated to enable the conduct the traditional sport.

“Tamil Nadu government has sent a draft of the amendment to MHA this morning. I believe draft will be approved in one or two days which will pave the way for Jallikattu,” TN CM was quoted by ANI as saying.


The government has earlier informed SC that it is holding talks with Tamil Nadu government to resolve the crisis on jallikattu.

On Thursday, in am meeting with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the matter was sub-judice and hence, the Centre cannot introduce an ordinance

A day after meeting with PM Modi,  Panneerselvam has sent in a draft ordinance to bypass the Supreme Court-imposed ban on Jallikattu and treat it as a traditional sport. He appealed to the students to end the protests as the solution has reached now.



According to the reports, CM said that his government has sent a draft ordinance to the Centre, which has to be signed by President Pranab Mukherjee. With the ordinance, the bull-taming festival Jallikattu would be treated as a traditional sport, which is a state subject.

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