Pro-jallikattu group protests Soundarya Rajinikanth’s decision to join animal welfare board

first_imgA pro-Jallikattu group staged a protest today in Trichy against superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth becoming a member of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI).Soundarya Rajinikanth was recently appointed an AWBI ambassador. AWBI is one of the primary organizations responsible for the ban on Jallikattu, a traditional sport of bull fighting in Tamil Nadu.Upset over Soundarya’s decision, protesters burnt her pictures and caused commotion near the Trichy bus stand.Soundarya retreated an explanation clearing the doubts about her post in AWBI.SAUNDARYA TO MONITOR USE OF ANIMALS IN FILMSSoundarya Rajinikanth,who is well versed in animation and computer graphics is honoured as the brand ambassador of animal welfare board of India and also as a part of performing animals sub committee.She is receiving praises for this credit and her job is to monitor and survey the use of animals in the films.She will ensure the safety of animals used in the films. She will also monitor the use of graphics in the film and will say whether the makers have used graphics or shot with real life animals.This is completely apt for her as she has in-depth knowledge in animation and she has also directed “Kochadaiyaan” which is an animation film. ALSO READCentre allows Jallikattu despite massive protests Jallikattu duel not over yet: The culture vs cruelty debatelast_img