The best bull tamer will get a Renault car and the top bull rearer a Hyundai car.
The much-anticipated Jallikkattu at Alanganallur in Madurai district on January 16 will see the best tamer and rearer take home cars as prizes.
“At the world-famous Alanganallur Jallikkattu, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami will give away a Renault car as prize for the best bull tamer,” Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister R.B. Udhayakumar told reporters in Madurai.
The best bull rearer will take home a Hyundai car, to be given away by Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam.
The prizes will be given by the duo on behalf of the AIADMK, the Minister said. “It is a rain of prizes,” he said, referring to winners in the Avaniapuram Jallikkattu held on January 14 bagging a host of prizes given away by the local festival committee.
At Salem, Mr. Palaniswami said he and Mr. Panneerselvam, along with State Ministers and MLAs, would watch the Jallikkattu at Alanganallur.
Mr. Palaniswami said he and his deputy would jointly inaugurate the event.