Toll suspension has been extended till November 24 midnight across all the national highways, according to government sources.
In the wake of the ongoing cash crisis in the country, the central government has extended the suspension of toll.
“Toll collection on national highways suspended further till November 24 midnight,” an official told news agencies.
Earlier, the suspension was extended till November 18. This is the third time the government has extended the toll suspension in amid the ongoing crisis because of the demonetisation move.
Declaring a “decisive” war against black money and corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on November 8 night announced the government decision to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes from last midnight.
In his first televised address to the nation two-and-a- half-years after assuming office, he also 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”.