6 courts to hear cases offline by mid-February


Chandigarh, February 4

Inching a step closer to the resumption of normal functioning, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today declared the opening of six courts for physical hearing by February 15. To begin with, three courts will hear cases offline from February 8. Another three courts will be opened for physical hearing from February 15.

The decision was taken during a meeting of the special committee for redressal of grievances of the Bar Council and Bar Associations constituted by Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha. The meeting was attended by Justice Jaswant Singh, Justice Rajan Gupta, Justice Ajay Tewari, Justice Jitendra Chauhan, Justice Augustine George Masih and Justice Sanjay Kumar. It was also attended by Bar president GBS Dhillon and secretary Chanchal K Singla. Registrar-General Sanjiv Berry and Registrar-Vigilance Vikram Aggarwal were also present. — TNS

6 courts to hear cases offline by mid-February