PM Modi emphasizes that Central Government is fully committed to the progress of Tamil Nadu
By Vamsi Krishna N : 21-Jan-2017
Thousands of people including transport workers, traders, students, employees, drivers, officials of private companies and film actors gathering on the roads of Tamil Nadu agitating for lifting the ban on the traditional sporting event, bull taming sport, Jallikattu, the central government on Friday has approved the ordinance passed by the Tamil Nadu state government making an exception for the bulls in the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his Twitter account, in an attempt to ease out the raising emotions of the Tamilians, has tweeted that, “We are very proud of the rich culture of Tamil Nadu. All efforts are being made to fulfill the cultural aspirations of Tamil people.”
He further tweeted emphasizing the importance of the Tamil Nadu state and its safeguard to the Central Government that, “Central Government is fully committed to the progress of Tamil Nadu & will always work to ensure the state scales new avenues of progress.”
The Central government lead by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also earlier, in the light of the increasing tensions in the Tamil Nadu state for the removal of the ban on the bull taming sport, Jallikattu, pleaded the pinnacle Indian court, Supreme Court, to delay itsjudgment on the legality of Jallikattu.
Even though the Tamil Nadu chief minister has promised the masses that the Jallikattu event will be held on Sunday, a high-level government meeting was held on Friday in Chennai to assess the situation.
On the other hand, even the opposition party DMK has proved its stance in the support of removing the ban on the bull taming sports event, Jallikattu, by DMK workers holding ‘rail roko’ protests in the city. The DMK party cadres in the leadership of party chief M K Stalin have stopped a train at the Mambalam railway station, showing their support to the traditional bull taming sport.