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Punjab govt announces toll tax exemption for freedom fighters

The Punjab Government Announced Toll Tax Exemption On State Highways For Freedom Fighters On Sunday.

PTI | Updated on: 16 Apr 2017, 10:03:09 PM
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Freedom fighters will be exempted from toll tax on state highways, as per the announcement made by the Punjab government on Sunday 

A notification exempting freedom fighters has been issued by the state Public Works Department (PWD) following a direction by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, an official spokesperson said.       

As per the notification, all freedom fighters holding a certificate issued by the Punjab government would not have to pay toll tax while moving through state highways.

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The spokesperson said the Captain Amarinder government was committed to giving the freedom fighters, whom the Congress had always held in high esteem, a place of pride in the state.

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First Published : 16 Apr 2017, 09:50:00 PM