Locals protest toll collection on incomplete roads in Odisha

Anandpur: A forum under the banner of development council of Anandpur today opposed collection of toll fees at Hasanpur on the National Highway -20 between Anandpur and Jajpur.

Questioning how the NHAI authorities could collect toll charges while the road work is incomplete, the agitators stopped collection of toll at the toll gate.

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The incident also led to a scuffle between the agitators and the police.

Moreover, locals also staged a road blockade protesting toll collection from vehicles even though the road construction is yet to be completed.

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