Tamil Nadu: 47 hurt in jallikattu

A day earlier on Saturday, 123 persons were injured in jallikattu events held in various villages

Tamil Nadu: 47 hurt in jallikattu

Forty-seven persons, including 23 bull tamers, were injured during a jallikattu event conducted at Thirukanurpatti near Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, The Indian Express has reported. District collector A Annadurai had flagged-off the jallikattu on Sunday.

While 18 injured were admitted to Thanjavur medical college hospital, the rest were discharged after first-aid.

A total of 276 bulls were used at the event.


A day earlier on Saturday, 123 persons were injured in jallikattu events held in various villages spread across Dindigul, Pudukottai, Tiruchi and Ariyalur districts, The Hindu reported.

Seventy four persons were injured at Nallamanaickenpatti and Iyyampalayam villages near Dindigul. A clash between two groups, including tamers, marred the event at Nallamanaickenpatti.