The Congress MP, Rahul Gandhi will attend the Jallikattu event on the day when the state celebrates Pongal. However, the BJP has slammed the Congress for its double standard by citing how the party opposed Jallikattu till 2016. The party even vowed to ban the bull spot in the 2016 Tamil Nadu manifesto. BJP leader, Khusbu Sundar questioned the U- turn taken by the Congress party. Pongal in an important festival in Tamil Nadu. It is said that the national party is trying to woo the people by participating in its event. BJP President, J.P. Nadda and the RSS chief are also expected to attend the event.