Jallikattu: SC to deliver verdict today

A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will deliver its verdict in the Jallikattu case today.
According to reports, the apex court will give its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the laws of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra government that allows the bull-taming sport and bullock cart races as well. The verdict will be pronounced by a five-judge bench which includes Justice KM Joseph, Ajay Rastogi, CT Ravikumar, Aniruddha Bose, and Hrishikesh Roy. The Tamil Nadu government had earlier defended ‘Jallikattu’ and informed the apex court that there is no cruelty on the bulls in the state. The state government further added that sporting events like Jalikattu can also be cultural events.