Violence erupted in Chennai after police started evicting pro-Jallikattu protesters on Monday morning. Around 50 protesters set Ice House police station on fire. Not only this, vehicles were also set on fire during the protests.
Chennai Police in early morning crackdown on Monday started removing scores of protesters demonstrating at Marina Beach, demanding permanent solution on Jallikattu.
After much uproar and protests, Jallikattu, the bull-taming sport was finally conducted in several districts of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. Two people were killed and at least 50 injured in Pudukottai during the sport.
However, protesters in Alanganallur of Madurai demanded a permanent solution and forced Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to leave for Chennai without inaugurating Jallikattu.
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#Some political parties trying to take advantage of jallikattu protests and trying to create anti-Centre sentiments, says Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu
#A Special assembly session to pass legislation to replace ordinance,says AIADMK.
# Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal announces special session at 5 PM today.
#Bill to replace ordinance to be placed by Tamil Nadu govt, says Governor Vidyasagar.
#Vehicles near Ice House Police station set on fire.
#Clashes between protesters and Police in Madurai's Alanganallur left one person injured who was later taken to hospital.
#Fire at Ice House Police Station near Marina Beach in Chennai, Police disperse protesters.
#Jallikattu to be conducted on February 1 in Alanganallur in Madurai.
#The state Govt has totally mismanaged the situation and have failed to engage with students: MK Stalin.
#Jallikattu supporters form human chain at Chennai's Marina Beach.
#DMK walks out from the assembly as Tamil Nadu Governor speaks.
#Tamil Nadu assembly session begins, Jallikattu bill to be tabled today.
#Its highly condemnable for using force to disperse the crowd who were fighting democratically- DMK Working president MK Stalin.
#Police forcefully evict protesters assembled at Coimbatore's VOC Ground.
#Fishermen come out in support of the protesters at Chennai's Marina Beach.
#We urge all students to kindly support us, we are not a separate country but a state of India. Police beating us: Protester at Marina Beach.
# Jallikattu supporters gather in Madurai's Tamukkam, demand a permanent solution.
#Police partially clear protesters from Chennai's Marina Beach.
# Protesters threaten police, saying that they will commit suicide at Marina beach if forcefully removed from the site.
#Heavy police force deployment near Chennai's Marina Beach.
#Protesters at Chennai's Marina Beach refuse to move away from the site.
# Protest being held in Madurai's Alanganallur, protesters seek a permanent solution for organizing Jallikattu.
#Protest being held in Madurai's Alanganallur, protesters seek a permanent solution for organising.
#Routes leading to Chennai's Marina Beach closed, barricading put up by police to prevent people from assembling there.
#Tamil Nadu: Protesters sing national anthem 'Jana Gana Mana' as police try to remove them from Chennai's Marina Beach.
#Police at Chennai's Marina Beach begin removing protesters forcefully.
#Protesters at Chennai's Marina Beach say they believe in police but they need time to discuss about the ordinance, demand half day time.
#Chennai: Your goal is achieved, says police requesting Marina Beach protesters to end and move.
#SC stayed Jallikattu so lawmakers got ordinance.Bull removed from exhibition animal list according to ordinance so no stay for Jallikattu: Police.
#It will be introduced and regularised, now itself the law is in act. Ordinance is for jallikattu permanent solution says police.
#Its wrong that ordinance will dissolve after 6mnths, fact is that after introduction of ordinance, it will be introduced in assembly: Police.
#Heavy police force deployed at Chennai's Marina Beach, talks on between police and protesters.
Protesters at Marina beach, the epicenter of stir for the last six days, continued demanding a permanent solution for holding the sport besides a ban on animal rights group PETA.
Tamil Nadu assembly session began on the issue of Jallikattu on Monday but DMK walked out from the assembly as Tamil Nadu Governor speaking.
DMK Working President MK Stalin on Monday criticised the police action on protesters at Marina beach demanding lifting of the ban on Jallikattu and a permanent solution for holding it.
“It is condemnable that instead of holding talks with peaceful protesters, it has been attempted to end protests using police with an authoritarian mindset,” Stalin, opposition leader in the state assembly, said in a statement.