Most of Tamil Nadu is expected to remain shut on Friday as a mark of solidarity with the pro-Jallikattu protesters. However, no organisation has called for a formal bandh in the state in this regard. Almost all schools and colleges have declared a holiday till Sunday given the situation in the state. Shops and establishments’ associations in various parts of Chennai and across the state have decided to down their shutters as a mark of protest against the ban on Jallikattu.
People protesting at Marina Beach have been cautious to not allow any politician to either take credit or even take part in the protests. While the people’s movement continues at Marina Beach, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has called for a statewide rail roko protest on Friday.(ONE INDIA,2017)