Updated: November 24, 2016 8:31:37 pm
In a latest announcement, the government said that petrol pumps and LPG stations will continue to accept old Rs. 500 notes till December 15. However, old Rs 1000 notes will not be accepted. Earlier, the government directive had said that petrol pumps will accept both Rs 500 and Rs 1000 but only till November 24 midnight.
After midnight,Petrol Pumps & LPG shops will continue to accept old Rs. 500 notes till 15 Dec;however old Rs 1000 notes will not be accepted
Meanwhile, the government on Thursday further extended the suspension of toll collection on national highways till December 2 midnight. This is the third time the government has extended the suspension timeline. Besides, scrapped Rs 500 notes will be accepted at toll plazas on national highways from December 2 mid-night to December 15. The government had first announced the toll suspension news early in November as a major relief to commuters after Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes were rendered defunct by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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