By Rupali Gupta-
The Supreme Court appeared set to resume limited physical hearing of cases on a trial basis after two weeks while continuing with virtual courts. A 7-judge committee zeroed in on a hybrid system that would include opening of three courts with necessary precautions for physical hearing of long-pending matters
Due to global pandemic Covid-19 the courts in all over India had stopped. Now as per demand by Bar Association of India, the SC most probably will restart the physical hearing from next week onwards.
The seven judge bench is looking after this matter and they had decided to restart physical hearing of at least 3 courts on a trial basis.
The final decision will be taken by CJI after the bench submits its report.
“We suggested that for the time being only four or five Courts may restart physically while continuing and expanding/improving the virtual courts hearings,” the Supreme Court Bar Association President Dushyant Dave said after a meeting with the committee that was presided over by Justice N V Ramanna.