Updated: November 12, 2012 13:36 IST
Children from underprivileged backgrounds participating in a
Deepavali celebrations organised by Sneham Trust in Madurai on Sunday. Photo: R. Ashok
Despite the opposition, ‘Jallikattu’ was held across Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations. While Avaniapuram jallikattu was on January 14 and Palamedu and Suriyar (Tiruchi district) was on January 15, the famous Alanganallur event was held on January 16.