There is no upper limit or a ‘cap’ on the amount of toll that can be collected from motorists on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court Wednesday.
A bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice MS Karnik was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking direction to authorities concerned to stop collecting the toll from motorists using the expressway, claiming the contractor in-charge IRB Infrastructure Developers had already recovered the cost of the project.
The state government and IRB Infrastructure Developers dismissed the claim made by the PIL which was filed by four petitioners, including activist Pravin Wategaonkar. Read More
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