In view of the COVID19 pandemic, the High Court of Karnataka has introduced video conferencing facility for hearing of cases.
A circular in that regard issued on Saturday stated :
"In view of Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19), Virtual Courts is created in the High Court of Karnataka, Principal Bench, Bengaluru. Advocates/Party-in-person can digitally appear by using Video's/Skype to represent their cases listed before the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka, Principal Bench, Bengaluru and Benches at Dharwad and Kalaburagi. Advocates/Party-in-person are requested to share their case details, video/Skype ID to email [email protected] of Registrar (Computers).
The concerned Advocates/Party-in-person will be informed about the slot given for their appearance through digital means".
Earlier, Justice A K Menon of Bombay HC had introduced video conferencing facility in his court in view of the pandemic.
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