Prayagraj, May 5: The high court at Allahabad as well as at Lucknow will reopen from May 8 in two different shifts while adhering to social distancing norms.
In a notification issued on Monday, the Registrar General of Allahabad high court, Ajay Kumar Srivastava said that the administrative committee of the high court on Monday resolved to open the high court at Allahabad as well as at Lucknow from May 8 in two different shifts having different sessions for criminal as well as civil matters, The Times of India reported.
The time for each session shall be from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.
The committee has decided that while making the courts operational, all protocol pertaining to social distancing shall be maintained. This arrangement shall remain in currency till further orders, the notification added.
It has been further clarified in the notification that all fresh matters may be filed manually as well as by electronic mode for taking up fresh matters. No need shall be there to file any urgency application, the notification further added.
Theses decisions were taken in a meeting of the administrative committee of the Allahabad high court, which met on Monday to consider the issue regarding regular sitting of the high court at Allahabad as well as at Lucknow.