Updated: November 26, 2012 14:01 IST
Parvathi (left) a Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple elephant and Madhuravalli, an elephant of Koodal Alagar Perumal Temple in Madurai, on the vehicle on Sunday, during the start of their journey to Mudhumalai Sanctuary for the Elephant Rejuvenation Camp. 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.