By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : January 23, 2017, 12:51
Duration : 01:18
Jaliikattu protests turn violent at Coimbatore
The rekla race at CODISSIA Road in Coimbatore had a quick end as pro-jallikattu protesters interrupted the event by staging a sit-in on the road. A group of 50 protesters wanted to submit a petition to Mr. Velumani, who had come to inaugurate the race. Two of the student protesters were picked up by the police from the venue for attempting to meet the Minister but Jallikattu protests turn violent. they pelt stones at police and politicians' vehicles. Stones and sticks hurled at authorities by irate protesters unwilling to withdraw agitation and disperse.The trade and industry extended solidarity by giving a call for a state-wide bandh on the fourth day of the protest.