Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu CM Paneerselvam to meet PM Modi tomorrow
He has urged the protesters to withdraw their demonstrations
As thousands of pro-jallikattu protesters gathered at Marina Beach in Chennai on Wednesday demanding permission to host the banned bull-taming festival in Tamil Nadu and a ban on animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has decided to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.
He also urged the protesters to withdraw their demonstrations.
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Meanwhile on an appeal, the Madras High Court said it would not “interfere” on the issue of protests as the Supreme Court was seized of the matter.
The situation turned tense in Salem as a student tried to self-immolate, protesting against the ban on jallikattu.