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Opposing the move, the state truckers association questioned the rationality behind collecting the user fee for a roads that were built for developing ports.
District Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla said the decision to open the toll plaza was taken at a joint meeting attended by people’s representatives, the public and NHAI officers.
In Nellore, a scuffle broke out between some of the commutators and staff of toll plaza. Commuters staged a protest in front of DC Palli toll plaza in protest against collection of toll fee.
It was only in the afternoon when people started crying themselves hoarse on social media, that the district collector concerned spoke to NHAI officials about the matter.
The National Highways Fee (Determination of Rates and Collection) Rules 2008 clearly state that the distance between any two toll gates on national highways should be 60 km.
As per the sources, the state government had written to the union surface transport ministry and NHAI which had to take the call in this regard.
The NHAI officials and District Collector had held talks six months ago where they decided to find land to set up the additional toll plaza.
As the victim stopped his car near a toll plaza, the assailants stopped their vehicle behind the victim's and attacked him with lethal weapons.