Calcutta High court to start hearing physical sessions.
The Calcutta High court will start a physical hearing of cases from December 7 with restricted entry to courtrooms. Lawyers however have decided upon to usage of online platforms. The HC has also urged the district judiciary to factor in the local situation before resuming normal functioning.
The decision was taken by Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan on the recommendation of HC's covid committee after travel bottlenecks to courts erased with the resume of Metro and Railway services.
The notification by high court registrar Rai Chattopadhyay says that if there is overcrowding, the judges may suspend work in courtrooms. Work can also be stopped if there is overcrowding in high court corridors and barrooms.