Tamil Diplomat

Jallikattu: Police start removing protesters from Marina Beach, Chennai

The police on Monday began removing protesters from Marina Beach in Chennai. A large number of people protesting to allow hosting of Jallikattu had assembled at Marina Beach. [Also Read: Jallikattu- TN files caveat in SC, wants hearing before interim order is passed] The protesters had refused to budge even after an ordinance allowing Jallikattu had been promulgated, stating that the solution was not a permanent one. The protesters began singing the National Anthem while they were being evicted by the police. The police faced stiff resistance from the crowd. The protesters threatened to commit suicide if they were foricbly evicted. However, the police managed to partially evict the protesters.(ONE INDIA,2017)