Coronavirus: Allahabad HC issues precautionary measures for safety and welfare of lawyers and other stakeholders
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Coronavirus: Allahabad HC issues precautionary measures for safety and welfare of lawyers and other stakeholders

The High Court has issued certain measures that have to be followed by the subordinate courts in the State as well.

Aishwarya Iyer

The Allahabad High Court has, after reviewing the advisory issued by the Government of India and in view of the opinion of public health experts, issued notifications for taking up precautionary measures against the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The measures have been taken up considering the safety and welfare of all stakeholders including visitors, litigants, lawyers, court staff, security, maintenance and support staff, student interns and media professionals. The directions have to followed by all the subordinate courts as well.

Inter alia, it is advised that public gatherings in the High Court campuses at Allahabad and Lucknow are avoided. Lawyers have been asked to discourage litigants from attending Court.

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