Delhi High Court has directed subordinate courts to not to pass adverse orders in non urgent matters where the advocate/litigant is unable to join the hearing through video conferencing.
The direction has been communicated to all the subordinate courts in Delhi through the letter issued by the Registrar General of the court.
The said letter also cites the office order dated July 30, 2020, which states that the subordinate courts shall record evidence only in ex parte and uncontested matters where the same is required to be tendered by the way of an affidavit.
The letter has further requested the subordinate courts to launch a special drive in coordination with the office bearers of the Bar Associations to ensure that email IDs and mobile numbers are duly fed in the Case Information System.
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