A Full Bench of the Calcutta High Court has extended the subsistence of all the interim orders passed by it and the courts subordinate to it till March 31, 2021.
The direction has come in a suo moto case registered by the Court in March 2020, in view of the pandemic.
The first such extension was made until April 30, 2020, vide order dated March 24, 2020. Subsequently, the extension orders were extended on various occasions, viz. orders dated April 23, 2020, June 24, 2020 and August 7, 2020. The last such order was passed on November 24, for extension till February 28, 2021.
On Tuesday, the Full Bench comprising of Chief Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan, Justices Rajesh Bindal, IP Mukerji, Harish Tandon and Subrata Talukdar said that the original extension order, as modified on August 7, 2020, shall stand extended till March 31, 2021.