The Jallikattuis a similar to bull fight. is conducted here during the Pongal festival season, which occurs during the middle of January usually 14th, 15th and 16 January. Many people from in and around India come here during this festival to visit the Jallikattu. There is a Sugar factory located within 4 km from Alanganallur in Madurai district. Agriculture is carried out in vast areas around this place. Rice, sugar cane, coconut and plantains are the major crops. Climate is moderate with no extremes. This place is well irrigated by periyar sub canal. People of different religions live here.