Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

[Coronavirus Lockdown] Closure of Karnataka HC, Trial Courts extended to April 14 after PM Modi announces complete lockdown for 21 days

Rintu Mariam Biju

The closure of the Karnataka High Court and all other Courts in the State shall stand extended till April 14, 2020. This has been intimated in a notification issued hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a 21 day complete lockdown yesterday evening in order to contain the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The notification states,

"The order of closure issued by the High Court of Karnataka with notification dated March 23 and March 24 2020 applicable to the High Court of Karnataka Principal bench, Bengaluru and Benches at the Dharwad and Kalaburgi and all District, and Trial Courts, Family Courts, Labor Courts, Industrial Tribunals in the state shall stand extended till April 14th 2020."

Karnataka High Court notification

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