The NDA Government extended the toll exemption on highways once again today as the public continues to face problems due to demonetisation. In its latest decision the government, the exemption has been extended till December 1 midnight. Earlier, the government extended the suspension till November 24. With this, the government has extended the toll suspension for the fourth time in the middle of ongoing crisis because of the demonetisation move by the government on November 8.
During his address to the nation, the prime minister declared the step as “decisive” war against black money and corruption. Same evening he had also given the time for countrymen to deposit old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 in banks before December 30. After the announcement long queues continue to be seen in front of banks and ATMs, with people lining up to either withdraw or exchange the old currencies with new ones.
In his announcement the prime minister had also suggested till the deadline when people can deposit old currency of high valued notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, those depositing Rs 2,50,000 or less will not be questioned but those depositing more than the amount may be questioned by IT departments if it found that cash more than known source of income.
Since the start of the ongoing Parliament session, both Lok sabha and Rajya sabha were constantly been adjourned as the Opposition questioning the government with the way it was implemented creating chaos in the country.