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Udupi DC says he has nothing to do with toll collection row

Udupi DC says he has nothing to do with toll collection row

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Feb 15, 2017 :  Deputy Commissioner T Venkatesh has clarified that he has got nothing to do with the controversy over toll collection in the district.

T Venkatesh Speaking to reporters here  on February 14, Tuesday, he said as per the rules  the district administration has to ensure police protection in case of any problem during toll  collection. If it fails in this regard then it will be answerable to the court, the DC stated.

He also clarified that prohibitory orders under Section 144 has been imposed at all the toll gates to avert any untoward incident and destruction of public property.

Balakrishna further informed that toll will not be  collected from   vehicles with  K 20  registration by the Navayuga Company till February 25.

Referring to water problem, the Deputy Commissioner stated that the Government   has provided Rs 2 crore to the district as drought relief. Steps are being taken to distribute water to affected areas in tankers he informed.

Anuradha, Additional DC and others were present.

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Comments on this Article
Preetham Sequiera, Mangaluru Wed, February-15-2017, 1:38
He is careless i saying that he has nothing to do with it . So who has to answer this , In every way the government is burdening the public.
Yathish K, udupi Wed, February-15-2017, 12:10
Shouldn’t harm the public property i re but collection of toll is burdening the people
Nikhil Rao, sullia Wed, February-15-2017, 12:05
Why no toll only for KA 20, Why has the DC not put any day for toll collection? Is the work of four way road complete
Carol peirara, Puttur Tue, February-14-2017, 11:59
What does his statement actually mean?
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