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‘Black Pongal’ for Tamils amid clashes, arrests in Madurai

It was a bitter “black Pongal” for people in southern India’s Tamil Nadu as the Supreme Court ban on the traditional bull-taming sport of jallikattu, soured Saturday’s start of the four-day harvest celebrations. In Madurai district, people clashed with police and more than 20 of them were arrested as they tried to defy the ban on the […]

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