Transport Minister on Wednesday announced that all the highways in the country will go toll-free till November 11. To avoid long queues at toll plazas Pan India, following the government’s discontinuation of Rs 500 and Rs 100 notes in the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Tuesday night announced the decision to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes from Tuesday midnight.
Declaring a “decisive” war against black money and corruption, Modi also listed a raft of steps to assure commoners that their money is safe.
In his first televised address to the nation two-and-a- half-years after assuming office, he had announced a 50-day window from November 10 to December 30 for those having these notes to deposit them in their bank and post office accounts “without any limit”.