The man in red coat sat reading the news labeled ‘Tollways’ …….
Limiting toll collection to recover project cost is facing resistance on grounds that it will add to the fiscal burden of the government. Money collected through toll after the end of the concession period is used to maintain national highway projects.
The tolling strategy needs to be re-looked at, keeping in mind the issue of the local users. More importantly the issue of collecting toll until perpetuity for stretches without providing an alternative free route to users who may not wish to pay also needs to be addressed.
Last year the toll collectors had confiscated nearly half of his load while kids waited for him across the globe.
The construction industry may soon exile him to the abyss of myth-land.
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Thanks Al for the lovely prompt.