The youth of Tamil Nadu staged a protest at Marina Beach in Chennai opposing ban on Jallikattu. It had mounted pressure on the AIADMK government to move a resolution in the Assembly and the same was forwarded to the Central government by the Governor. Taking inspiration from youth of Tamil Nadu, the Andhra Pradesh youth is planning to organise a silent protest at RK Beach in Visakhapatnam on January 26, demanding special category status to AP. There is a buzz in social media seeking support for special status. Even, Tollywood actors have come forward extending support to the cause.