Locals will be exempted from toll tax on Kashmir highway: Governor
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Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Satya Pal Malik on Thursday assured that locals would be exempted from paying the tax.
The remarks by the S P Malik comes following protests as well as criticism from all political parties and locals in the state.
Earlier, the administration said that people within 20 kms from where toll was collected would be exempted. However, protests against the tax continued on Wednesday with most of the political leaders demanding its revocation.