Updated: January 14, 2013 14:38 IST
City residents busy making their festival purchases, on the eve of Pongal, at the Gandhi Market in Tiruchi on Sunday. Photo: R.M. Rajarathinam
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.