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Tamil Nadu Assembly unanimously passes Jallikattu bill

The Jallikattu Bill On Monday Passed Unanimously In Assembly. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam Tabled Jallikattu Bill In Assembly.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 23 Jan 2017, 05:58:37 PM
TN Assembly (File photo)

New Delhi:

The Jallikattu bill on Monday passed unanimously in Assembly. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam tabled Jallikattu bill in Assembly.

Earlier, Speaker P Dhanapal said that the decision was taken at a meeting of the Business Advisory Council which decides on the agenda and duration of a particular session of the state assembly.

The bill came in the backdrop of state-wide police crackdown on pro-Jallikattu protesters who have been agitating for the past one week, demanding lifting of the ban on the bull-taming sport.

Despite promulgation of an ordinance on Saturday for conducting the sport, they had vowed to carry on with their protest till a permanent solution was found to ensure that the sport is held annually without any hindrance. 

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First Published : 23 Jan 2017, 05:56:00 PM

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