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Gandhi was accompanied by senior party leaders KC Venugopal, TNCC chief KS Alagiri and Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayansamy at the Jallikattu venue.
The state government has limited the number of audience at 50 per cent of the number of participants at the event in Madurai's Avaniyapuram.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Tamil Nadu on January 14 and partake in Pongal celebrations, Congress’ Tamil Nadu unit president K S Alagiri said.
As per the government's directive, the spectators at the Jallikattu event cannot be more than 50% of the gathering at the event.
Following the death, several villagers paid homage to the dead bull and it was carried around the village in a procession leading to the participation of many more.
Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra have amended the central law, the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, and allowed Jallikattu and bullock cart racing, respectively.
A teen spectator was gored to death while watching Jallikattu in Madurai on Monday.
Around 25 people sustained injuries in the event
"During the event, one-day insurance, which is already in practice, should be made compulsory for the bulls, bullocks, bull owners [and] participants."
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.PTI Photo
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