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Jallikattu held in TN as part Pongal celebrations – Chennai News

Over 500 bulls and 300 bull tamers are registered for the sport that started in the morning.

An individual is introduced as winner if he hangs on to the bulls’ hump for a specified time.

The bull homeowners are additionally given prizes if their animal was not tamed by anybody.

Meanwhile Tamil Nadu celebrated harvest Pongal pageant thanking rain/solar Gods and cattle fervour on the primary day of the Tamil month Thai.

Across the state individuals acquired up early, placed on new garments and provided particular prayers.

At houses on the auspicious time kids beating a small drum shouted `Pongolo Pongal’, `Pongolo Pongal’ when the milk began boiling over the pot as a part of making ready ‘Chakarai Pongal’ the particular dish of the pageant.

In some houses conches are blown previous to the formal providing.

When the milk boils over, different substances – rice, jaggery, Bengal gram-are added to the milk and eventually ghee fried cashews, almonds and cardamom are additionally added.

The mud pot or chrome steel in which the dish is cooked is adorned by tying up ginger, turmeric, sugarcane piece and banana on the neck.

The Pongal dish is obtainable to the solar god as thanksgiving and eaten as ‘prasad’. People exchanged greetings and Chakarai Pongal with their neighbours.

The Pongal festivities happen over 4 days, the primary day being Bhogi, which was on Thursday, when individuals burn their outdated garments, mats and different gadgets. Homes are painted afresh.

The second day is the principle Pongal pageant celebrated on the primary day of the Tamil month Thai.

The third day is the Mattu Pongal when bulls and cows are bathed and their horns painted and worshipped as they play an vital position in farms.

Women feed the birds with colored rice and pray for the welfare of their brothers.

In some components of the state, jallikattu might be held.

The fourth day is the Kannum Pongal – the day to exit and meet family and associates, and go web site seeing.

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