In view of the ever-rising COVID-19 cases within the nationwide capital, the Delhi High Court on Sunday (April 18) stated that it will solely hear the pressing issues filed within the 12 months 2021 from Monday (April 19 onwards.
No routine or non-urgent issues will be taken up for listening to for now, an official assertion learn
“In continuation of this Court’s Office Order No. 223/RG/DHC/2021 dated 8.4.2021, holding in view the alarming rise within the Covid-19 cases within the NCT of Delhi, it has been ordered that all the Hon’ble Benches of this Court shall, with impact from 19.04.2021, take up extraordinarily pressing issues filed within the 12 months 2021 solely,” stated an order issued by Registrar General.
The order additional stated that other pending routine or non-urgent issues and the issues died or listed earlier than the Delhi High Court between March 22, 2021 and December 31, 2020 “shall not be taken up by this Court and such matters shall be adjourned “en bloc” as per the dates already notified.”
“In case of any excessive urgency, the request within the pending issues could also be made on the already notified designated hyperlink,” the order acknowledged.
Due to a surge in cases, the Delhi High Court, alongside with all district courts of the nationwide capital had stopped bodily listening to of cases from April 9. The courtroom stated it will take up issues via digital mode until April 23.