Pongal or Sankranthi: Hurting animals a part of tradition or entertainment?

Pongal or Sankranthi: Hurting animals a part of tradition or entertainment?

Jan. 12, 2018, 6:07 p.m.

The 4-day festival of Pongal or Sankranthi is just about to begin. It is meant to be celebrated as a thanksgiving for the year's harvest, but it is always given a different shape altogether by organising sports like Jallikatti, Rooster Fight and more, across the southern states. Are these torturous sports, a part of the festive tradition or simply a brainchild of the pseudo-intellectuals? Watch the video on Asianet Newsable to know more about this.