By LE Desk
Shimla, April 23: The Himachal Pradesh High Court has reverted to virtual hearing of cases following the recent spike in Covid-19 cases. It had resumed physical hearings two months ago.
The High Court has ordered through its Registrar General that “keeping in view the rise in Covid-19 cases, the High Court has decided to switch over to virtual hearing till further orders”, The Tribune reported.
The court order said, “However, in exceptional cases, physical hearing will be held with the consent of the counsels of the contesting parties”.
On the other hand, the members of the District Bar Association have resolved that there will be adjournments in all pending cases till May 7 in the District Courts of Shimla and only proxy counsels will appear.
It has resolved that the counsels of the parties will appear only in those cases where urgent relief is involved and which require their presence or of their clients.