Amid scare over coronavirus or COVID-19, which has unfold to 143 nations and killed over 5,000 individuals worldwide, the Supreme Court at the moment stated that “soon, there will be virtual courts”.
Supreme Court decide Justice DY Chandrachud – who’s heading one of many six benches – at the moment stated: “In trial courts, it is very difficult because challenges there are different. Our intention is that court should not be the place where infection spreads.”
“Chief Justice Of India (SA Bobde) is constantly in touch with all high courts. We have taken the first step. The next step would be the filing will be digital and virtual courts.”
He added: “There should be voluntary compliance by the lawyers, litigants and every one whoever comes to court.”
The high court docket has “consulted medical experts from Apollo, Fortis,” he confused.
This morning, lengthy queues had been seen outdoors high court docket as thermal screening started amid coronavirus scare.