Updated: November 15, 2012 12:57 IST
TIMELY: With the power situation remaining grim, residents are turning to traditional methods of lighting. A shopkeeper has displayed lanterns to draw the attention of buyers in the city. 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.