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Toll Suspension For All National Highways Extended Till Nov 18

To deal with the chaos at toll plazas arising out of the government’s junking Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, the government on Monday further extended the toll suspension for all national highways in the country till midnight of November 18.

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Earlier, the suspension was made till November 14 midnight. Declaring a “decisive” war against black money and corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Tuesday night announced the government decision to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes from last midnight.

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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”.