On the 4th
day, Kanya Pongal, coloured balls of the pongal are made and
are offered to birds. A kind of bull-fight, called the 'Jallikattu'
is held in Madhurai, Tiruchirapalli and Tanjore in Tamil
Nadu and several places in Andhra Pradesh. Bundles
containing money are tied to the horns of ferocious bulls,
and unarmed villagers try to wrest the bundles from them.
Bullock cart races and cock-fights are also held. In Andhra
Pradesh, every household displays its collection of dolls
for three days. Community meals are held at night with
freshly harvested ingredients.
Ballads, folk dances, dramas and songs have rich cultural
fight' played in Madurai, Trichy areas are more ferocious
than the bull fight which is the beloved sport of Latin
speakers in Europe and south America.
Myths and legends, festivals and ceremonials have helped to
fashion an exquisitely charming type of handicrafts. The
products of tamilnadu workmen cater to as much beauty as to
utility, which include metal-ware, wood carving, pottery,
leather goods, carpets, pith work, palam left products, etc.
handloom textiles both cotton and silk have won global
Cattle are decorated with garlands, their horns coloured,
and mango leyes hung round their necks. Then they are led
about in procession exempted from all labour, and virtually,
if not actually, worshipped. On this occasion the Jallikattu
(bull fight) is held in Al1angunal1ur, near Chennai. Cattle
are decorated with garlands, their horns are coloured and
mango leave~re hung round their necks. They are led in a