People must pay toll if they want good roads, says Nitin Gadkari


NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has hinted that the toll system will not be abandoned in the near future as the government is suffering from fund deficit.

He further added that people should pay toll if they want smooth roads as the government is not having enough funds. The Minister was addressing the issue in the Lok Sabha as a reply to a discussion that demanded special grants for Road Transport and Highways ministry.

According to the minister, the money collected as toll is being utilised to build and repair roads in several parts of the country.