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Punjab govt exempts freedom fighters from toll tax

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The today announced toll exemption on state for freedom fighters.

A notification exempting freedom fighters has been issued by the state Public Works Department (PWD) following a direction by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, an official spokesperson said.

As per the notification, all freedom fighters holding a certificate issued by the would not have to pay toll while moving through state

The spokesperson said the Captain Amarinder was committed to giving the freedom fighters, whom the had always held in high esteem, a place of pride in the state.

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First Published: Sun, April 16 2017. 19:57 IST