Protests demanding lifting of the ban on bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu' took a violent turn in several parts of Tamil Nadu on Monday, forcing the police to take to lathi charge to manage the crowds. 

Here are a few images from the protests:

Coimbatore

Source: b'Policemen detain students who were holding a protest demanding a permanent solution for holding the Jallikattu, in Coimbatore on Monday.\xc2\xa0'
Source: b'Police lathicharge to disperse protesters who were holding a protest demanding permanent solution to hold Jallikattu, in Coimbatore on Monday.'
Source: b'\xc2\xa0Policemen lathicharge the protesters who were holding a protest demanding permanent solution to hold Jallikattu, in Coimbatore on Monday.\xc2\xa0'
Source: b'Policemen detain students who were holding a protest demanding a permanent solution for holding the Jallikattu, in Coimbatore on Monday.\xc2\xa0'
Source: b'An injured is carried for treatment after police resorted lathicharge to disperse protesters who were holding a protest demanding permanent solution to hold Jallikattu, in Coimbatore on Monday'

Chennai

Source: b'Riot Control Police take away pro-Jallikattu protesters after a clash at the Marina Beach in Chennai on Monday.'
Source: b'Riot Control Police take away pro-Jallikattu protesters after a clash at the Marina Beach in Chennai on Monday'
Source: b'Riot Control Police take away pro-Jallikattu protesters during a clash at the Marina Beach in Chennai on Monday.'
Source: b'A pro-Jallikattu protester throwing stone at police personnel during a clash near Marina Beach in Chennai on Monday. '
Source: b'Pro-Jallikattu protesters during a clash with the police personnel near Marina Beach in Chennai on Monday.\xc2\xa0'
Source: b'Two wheelers suspected to be set on fire by protestors go up in flames in Chennai on Monday.\xc2\xa0'
Source: b'Pro-Jallikattu protesters during a violent clash with the police near Marina Beach in Chennai on Monday.\xc2\xa0'

(All images sourced from PTI )