Police said the protesters who had gathered at the Rohtak bypass road of the Delhi-Hisar National Highway turned violent. They allegedly attacked police vehicles and the house of State Finance Minister Capt. Abhimanyu. Haryana DGP Y.P. Singhal told reporters that in view of the volatile situation, the Army has been called out in eight districts.
The Jat agitation, which is on its seventh day, is spreading and the road transport has come to a virtual halt in many districts.