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Delhi-Gurgaon toll plaza removed

It was a pleasant ride for the office goers in the national capital region.

It was a pleasant ride for the office goers in the national capital region as the Gurgaon toll plaza was removed late Wednesday night. The toll plaza at the Delhi border was removed following an order of the Delhi High Court. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

While the removal of toll plaza at the Delhi-Gurgaon border has made the movement for those commuting to and from Gurgaon free of traffic snarls and brought a mild relief to their pockets, those travelling beyond Gurgaon towards Manesar and Jaipur will now have to shed more. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

The toll rate at the Kherki Dhaula toll has been almost doubled – from Rs 27 to Rs 56. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

The High Court decision resolved a two-year-long dispute between the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), project financier IDFC and toll operator Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd (DGSCL). (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

The affidavit also said the IDFC was bound to pay the remaining amount — Rs 15.8 crore — by way of demand draft before February 28, 2014. (PTI)

Justice Manmohan Singh in his order approved the consent agreement, under which the IDFC has agreed to pay a sum of Rs 24.65 crore to DGSCL. It was submitted in court that it has already issued demand drafts to the tune of Rs 8.85 crore to DGSCL. (PTI)