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HC directive on villagers plea against jallikattu

The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai has directed the Madurai District Collector to consider objections raised by a group of villagers from Keelapatti near Madurai agaist the permission granted to another group for conducting “jallikattu” (bull fight) on June 8.

india Updated: Jun 04, 2009 15:34 IST

The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai has directed the Madurai District Collector to consider objections raised by a group of villagers from Keelapatti near Madurai agaist the permission granted to another group for conducting “jallikattu” (bull fight) on June 8.

In a petition, the villagers had apprehended that the jallikattu might lead to caste clash in the village.

Disposing of the pettion, a Division Bench comprising Justice V Periya Karuppiah and Justice G M Akbar Ali directed the Collector to hear the petitioner.

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