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COVID-19: Govt suspends toll collection on national highways

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government on Wednesday temporarily suspended toll collection on National Highways to ease emergency services in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

"In view of COVID-19, it has been ordered to temporarily suspend the collection of toll at all toll plazas across India," Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced.

This will not only reduce inconvenience to emergency services but also save critical time, he said.

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First Published: Wed, March 25 2020. 23:50 IST