Watch: Jallikattu Is a Part of Tamil Identity, Says Actor Vijay

Tamil Actor Vijay wants #JusticeForJallikattu

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Actor Vijay has weighed in on the Jallikattu debate. (Photo: Reuters)

Tamil Nadu has been witnessing a wave of protests over Jallikattu after the Supreme Court refused to lift the ban on the sport ahead of this year’s Pongal celebrations.

Around 200 people have been detained by the Tamil Nadu police for protesting against the ban on the traditional bull taming sport.

Also Read: 5,000 Protest Against Jallikattu Ban At Chennai’s Marina Beach

Tamil actor Vijay is the latest celebrity to weigh in on the debate. In a video posted on Twitter, he slammed PETA for opposing the traditional sport.

Here’s what he said:

(Graphic: <b>The Quint</b>)
(Graphic: The Quint)

Watch Vijay defend Jallikattu here:

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