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Defying lockdown thousands take out funeral procession of a temple bull in Tamil Nadu

Defying lockdown thousands take out funeral procession of a temple bull in Tamil Nadu

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 April 2020 5:01 PM GMT

Tamil Nadu: Defying stringent COVID-19 lockdown norms thousand of people gathered and took part in a funeral procession a temple bull in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district. The bull, which won several prizes in the Jallikattu, died on April 12 due to old age. Than, thousands of people took out a procession taking the carcass of the bull. At first some people took out the procession and later they were joined by many others. Immediately, the police registered a case against several people on charges of taking part in the procession, infringing the ongoing lockdown norms. A police source told that in Tamil Nadu temple bulls are considered as holy and nobody ties them. The police authority also suspended two cops, holding responsible for the incident

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