Beopar Mandal Maharaj Gunj condemns move

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir’s historical trader organization Beopar Mandal Maharaj Gunj on Thursday condemned the imposition of toll tax on highway by National Highways Authority of India. In a statement, the Beopar Mandal termed it as “total dictatorship”. The spokesman said the recent ban of civilian traffic on Kashmir highway has already weakened the economy of the Valley, and now this move of collecting toll tax will further deteriorate the economic stability. He demanded the early intervention of state authorities in revoking this order.