Read: Viswanathan Anand, Sri Sri, Ashwin, Mahesh on Jallikattu
- Using the microblogging website, Twitter, celebrities are expressing their support to the Jallikattu protest.
- Actor Ganesh Venkatraman also joins the protest.
The ban on Jallikattu protest is spreading wide and growing strong as more and more popular faces across various platforms have shown their support to this bull taming sport. After Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, AR Rahman, Suriya and many other national faces now chess champion Viswanathan Anand, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, cricketer Ashwin Ravichandran, actor Ajith Kumar, and Mahesh Babu have also extended their support.
Using micro-blogging website, Twitter, as a platform these famous faces have shown solidarity with the movement.
Following are the tweets by these famous people:
#jallikattu is a cultural symbol . Respect it. Im all for animal rights but here that is not the point.tradition & livelihood are .— Viswanathan Anand (@vishy64theking) January 19, 2017
I support Jallikattu & request that the movement remains peaceful.Let's have patience while a fresh appeal is made in SC with correct facts.— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (@SriSri) January 19, 2017
Hope their voices are heard. I support the spirit of Tamil Nadu. #JusticeforJallikattu— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) January 19, 2017
#Jallikattu is the spirit of Tamil Nadu - bold and fearless.— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) January 19, 2017
Proud to see such a statement of unity among Tamilians for something that they truly believe in.— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) January 19, 2017