About 2,000 participants have registered to take part in the jallikattu sport to be held in the Madurai district.
Jallikattu competitions will be held at Avaniyapuram, Palamedu and Alanganallur in Madurai district. Pre-registration for the participating bulls and tamers began yesterday. The website for pre-registration closes at 5 pm today.
At the end of the day yesterday, 4,534 bulls were pre-registered to take part in the event this year.
Similarly, 1,999 bull tamers have pre-registered. It is noteworthy that the registrations have doubled compared to last year. However, it should be noted that only selected bulls and tamers can participate in the sport, after undergoing the medical examinations.