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Rajasthan highways to go toll-free for state vehicles

News Agencies | Updated on: 7 March 2018, 11:56 IST

In a major relief, the Rajasthan government has granted toll tax waiver on Rajasthan vehicles plying on state highways.

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje made this announcement while replying to a question in the assembly here.

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"With state highways becoming toll-free, it will come as a big respite for people in state," the Chief Minister added.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s state media chief Anand Sharma declared it as a historical decision and said that the BJP government had been caring for people and this initiative proved it once again.

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After the defeat in Alwar and Ajmer Lok Sabha elections and Mandalgarh Assembly bypolls, there has been enormous pressure on state government to give breather to public.

First published: 7 March 2018, 11:56 IST