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All set for ‘manjuvirattu’ at Siravayal

The village Siravayal will host one of the biggest manjuvirattu and jallikattu events in the district on Friday and preparations are on, say revenue officials who inspected the site on Thursday.

Dubbed as one of the most ferocious bull taming events during Pongal, Siravayal is also well known for bull tamers getting injured and even killed in the sport.

“This year, we expect that over 300 bulls will take part in the event. Last year, 185 bulls took part. There will be about 170 tamers and all of them will undergo a medical fitness test before being let into the ...

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