The high court should take a decision itself on virtual proceedings: Supreme Court


The Supreme Court said on Monday that the High Court should decide on continuing the virtual proceedings. A bench of CJI SA Bobde, Justice DY Chandrachud, and Justice L Nageswara Rao said that the hearing through video conferencing was extremely successful in bringing justice to the public during the Corona epidemic. We continue with our earlier instructions in this regard.

The apex court said video conferencing was successful during the epidemic

However, it empowers the High Court to decide on its own to continue the virtual proceedings. Further, the Attorney General said that KK Venugopal referred to live streaming in Madras High Court, the issue will be considered later. It is worth noting that taking suo moto cognizance of the letter of Vikas Singh, former President of the Supreme Court Bar Association, and the Supreme Court, on April 6, the apex court had ordered a video conferencing hearing in courts across the country.