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Jallikattu village in Madurai

Published on : October 30, 2020 
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Jallikkettu aka Bull taming is a traditional event conducted in Tamil Nadu. This is a very sensitive issue since it involves animals and exploitation of animals. But like coins, everything has two sides.

We, a bunch of friends visited the Jallikkettu village to to the other side of the coin, if there was any.

Here is what we have found, the human - animal connection.

Jallikkettu village in Madurai through pictures.

Jallikkettu bulls having a bath
Community bathing of Jallikkettu bulls at Madurai
Bathing The Jallikkettu Bulls at Madurai
Feeding The Bulls
Jallikkettu bulls having free time
Guy with his Jallikkettu bull
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Sunset with Jallikettu bulls at Madurai

There are definitely two side of the story. Almost everyone feels the bull taming as a sport is a not an ethical one since bulls are ill treated during the competition.

But when you get to this village, what you see is a bunch of people whose life revolves around the bulls! Their day begins with it, day continues with it and finally the comes to an end with their bulls.

There is definitely a intimate connection between the animal and humans here.Though that connection becomes a matter of pride on certain days when the humans compete with each others to figure out who has a better bull!

Have you ever seen/heard about Jallikkettu?

Evening With Bull

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Written by : Trablogger
Trablogger aka Jithin is an Indian travel blogger who is obsessed with leading a travel life. When he is not traveling, photographing, writing or blogging, you can see him thinking about sustaining this travel life or helping someone to travel more.
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