In view of the alarming rise in the Covid 19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi High Court, in continuation of its earlier order dated 8th April 2021, has resolved that it shall take up "extremely urgent matters" filed this year only with effect from 19th April 2021.
Furthermore, the order also states that any other pending routine/non-urgent matters and the matters filed/listed before the High Court between 22.3.2020 and 31.12.2020 shall not be taken up and such matters shall be adjourned "en bloc" as per the dates already notified.
"In case of any extreme urgency, the request in the pending matters may be made on the already notified designated link." The order reads.
The High Court vide order dated 8th April 2021 ordered that the High Court and all district courts in the capital will shift to the virtual mode of hearings till April 23.
The order issued on Sunday by Mr. Manoj Jain, Registrar General of the High Court reads thus:
"In continuation of this Court's Office Order No.223/RG/DHC/2021 dated 8.4.2021, keeping in view the alarming rise in the Covid-19 cases in the NCT of Delhi, it has been ordered that all the Hon'ble Benches of this Court shall, with effect from 19.04.2021, take up extremely urgent matters filed in the year 2021 only.''