In the wake of coronavirus, Supreme Court’s two courts will work through video-conferencing tomorrow (Monday).
The judges will sit in their respective courtrooms, whereas lawyers will not argue their cases in courtrooms but from a different location, Economic Times reported.
In wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, Section 144 of CrPC to be imposed in Delhi with effect from 9 pm on March 22 to 12 midnight of March 31.
Grocery stores, bakery, hospital, medical store, petrol pump and other establishments providing essential service will continue to function during the lockdown period in Delhi.
All passenger trains, metro, inter-state bus services have been suspended till March 31, complete lockdown declared in 75 districts.
The decisions were taken at a high-level meeting of chief secretaries of all states.
The districts where lockdown was announced are from states that include Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
State governments will issue orders allowing only essential services to operate in these 75 districts with confirmed COVID-19 cases or casualties.
The officials stressed that these steps were vital to end the chain of transmission. The state governments may expand the list depending on their assessment of the situation.