Delhi HC, district courts to continue virtual hearing till May 15 amid Covid surge

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New Delhi, Apr 23 : The Delhi High Court and its subordinate Courts will continue holding virtual courts till May 15 amid spiralling COVID-19 cases in the national capital.

The HC issued similar notices for the District Courts which have also been ordered to conduct virtual hearings only till May 15.

All judicial officers are also directed to take up only urgent matter.

According to the direction, all other pending cases listed between April 26 and May 15 shall stand adjourned en bloc to dates between July 9 to July 31.

After nearly a year, the High Court had resumed complete physical functioning from March 15, making virtual hearings an exception and not the norm.

On April 18, the court had said that from April 19 onwards it will take up “extremely urgent matters” filed this year.


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