Haryana: INLD leader asks NHAI to remove toll plazas in Haryana that are in violation of its policy | India News
CHANDIGARH: Condemning the arbitrary institution of toll plazas on the Nationwide Highways passing by way of Haryana, senior INLD chief and Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala has demanded that the Nationwide Freeway Authority of India (NHAI) adhere to its toll coverage in letter and spirit and accordingly take away these toll limitations which can be in violation of its personal coverage.
The parliamentarian identified that the said coverage of the NHAI is to not set up a two toll limitations inside 60 km of one another. Nonetheless, in Haryana this coverage was being noticed extra in breach. Citing the instance of the strategically vital freeway connecting Amritsar with the Delhi, by way of Sirsa and Rohtak, and the remainder of the nation, he mentioned that in a distance of round 250 km, there have been six toll limitations at Dabwali, Moriwala, Chikanwas, Mayyad, Sampla and Madina. There are different examples of comparable nature elsewhere too, notably on the NH-1 the place between Gharaunda and Murthal, a distance of 60 km has three toll limitations at Gharaunda, Panipat and Murthal.
Along with these violations, there are examples of toll limitations inside the 10 km of the municipal limits of a committee or company in violation of NHAI’s personal instructions of not establishing them inside these limits, with essentially the most flagrant one being at Narwana. In a case of deception, the NHAI’s notification for the toll barrier at Narwana is notified as being in a village Narwana although it’s only 1.5 km of the municipal limits of Narwana. Equally, the Chandimandir toll in Panchkula falls inside the company limits of Panchkula and one other in Manesar in Gurugram.
Dushyant Chautala identified that there are 22 toll plazas in Haryana that take a heavy toll of the highway customers. With a toll barrier in each district this has made inner journey an ordeal since even commonest of frequent man touring in a bus has to shell out extra bus fare on daily basis. He lamented that eight new toll limitations have come up within the state throughout the three yr rule of the BJP and that there have been 12 extra limitations within the offing. Regrettably, there are additionally examples the place road-users are subjected to toll regardless that the freeway development work is much from being accomplished.
Dushyant additionally criticized the Centre for amending guidelines of Central Motr Autos Guidelines, 1989 and rewrite sub-rule (b) of rule 2 to omit the phrases “Agricultural tractor is a non-transport car”, thereby bringing the tractors below the class of business autos. He alleged anti-farmer bias on this choice since it will not solely drastically improve the price of the tractors but in addition require its registration and convey it below the purview of air pollution legal guidelines that govern different business autos. However greater than this it will play havoc with the financial system of the farmers since they can even must pay toll at any time when they bring about their produce to the Mandis that they entry after crossing toll limitations or come there for the acquisition of fertilizers.