Updated: April 26, 2013 14:37 IST
The Meenakshi temple was closed on Thursday evening on account of lunar eclipse expected on Friday. Photo: S.James
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.