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There were incidents of stone throwing and burning of vehicles and sundry items at various places in protest against the police action.
The Chief Minister will inaugurate Jallikattu at Alanganallur, famous for conducting the rural sport, at 10 am.
The Southern Railways has announced the several trains are cancelled on Saturday.
An extensive Jallikattu protests' coverage that captures minute details of the people and their sentiments.
Bus operations may get affected as employees unions of state transport corporations are participating in the strike although AIADMK-affiliated unions have not lent their support to the move.
The IT community, generally regarded as the most aloof from social issues, has now shed its inhibitions and come forward to stand shoulder to shoulder with other Tamils to protest the jallikattu ban.
Political leaders in the State and Kollywood celebrities alike condemned the arrests over Jallikattu and supported the protestors, with some even joining them on ground.
The police housed the protesters including both men and women in nearby wedding halls.
Tense situation prevailed in Palamedu in Madurai as all shops remained closed and black flags hoisted atop houses condemning the ban on Jallikattu.