What is Jallikattu Jallikattu is a traditional bull taming event whereby a bull is released into a crowd, and the crowd works together rns to grab the bull's hump to attempt to get the gold or silver coins that are tied to the bull's hot Jallikattu is cited as one of the last available ways to promote and preserve the native livestock. What is the protest about? Supreme court of India has banned the event considering animal rights. There have been massive gatherings across Tamil Nadu, protesting the Supreme Court’s decision to ban Jallikattu. The support for the traditional sport has been spreading, with protests in other parts of the country as well.