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Toll collection suspended till 2 December midnight: Nitin Gadkari

News Agencies | First published: 24 November 2016, 20:02 IST
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Toll suspension across all National Highways, which was going to end today, has now been extended till 2 December midnight.

Informing people about the decision, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari today posted on his Twitter handle: "Toll suspension is extended till 2 December midnight across all National Highways."

The decision was taken to ensure smooth traffic movement across all national highways after demonetisation.

Meanwhile, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) said the collection of toll across all toll plazas will begin from the midnight of 2 December.

The NHAI said with the help of various banks, including SBI, swipe machines have been installed at various toll plazas for the payment of toll, which can also be done in cash.

Besides, old Rs 500 will be accepted till 12 December.

 
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