Tamilnadu Bandh On 20th January For Jallikattu – No Schools, Colleges, Cinemas, Autos:
The Jallikattu is the main event of Pongal festival which is celebrated by the Tamils every year and in the year 2014 the Supreme Court had banned Jallikattu.
In January 2017 many College students, ladies, kids, parents and IT professionals started their protests against the ban of Jallikattu.
Tamilnadu Chief Minister Panneerselvam met Prime Minister of India Modi on 19th January 2017 regarding the issue of Jallikattu ban.
Prime Minister Modi had informed that the Central Government will supports the steps taken by the Tamilnadu State Government hence the case being heard by the Supreme Court.
- Nadigar Sangam of Tamilnadu had announced one day hunger strike for the issue of Jallikattu ban.
- All private Schools had been declared holiday on 20th January 2017.
- No shows will be played in all the cinema theatres of Tamilnadu state on Friday.
- Private Colleges, Universities will be remained closed in 22nd January 2017.
- Lorry Drivers/Owners Association of Tamil Nadu had announced 1 day strike on 20th January 2017.
- No Autos, Cabs will be running on 20th January 2017 for protests against Jallikattu.
- All shops to be remained closed for Jallikattu protests in Tamilnadu districts.