Madurai native tames 21 bulls in jallikattu

  • | Friday | 21st January, 2022

Coimbatore, Jan 21 (PTI) A man from Madurai tamed 21 bulls and walked away with a car as first prize in a jallikattu (bull taming) event held here on Friday, officials said. Abhinath alias Mani, a native of Madurai district, got a car as reward for the first prize. Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister Senthil Balaji flagged off the event in the morning and later gave away the prizes to the winners in the evening. Followed by the winner, fellow Madurai resident Prabhakaran came second after taming 19 bulls and got rewarded with a motorcycle. Karthik from Natham in Dindigul district caught hold of 18 bulls and also won a two-wheeler in the event. The car was sponsored by Chief Minister M K Stalin while the motorcycle and two-wheeler were given on behalf of DMK MLA Udhayanidhi Stalin. A total of 873 bulls and 400 tamers participated in the jallikkattu. PTI NVM HDA HDA

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