Bombay HC allows lawyers in MMRDA region to use local train services for a week on experimental basis amid COVID-19

The Court passed the order in a plea seeking permission for lawyers to be included as essential service providers permitted to use the Mumbai local trains amid the pandemic.
Bombay High Court Lawyers
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The Bombay High Court Bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipankar Dutta and Justice GS Kulkarni on Friday heard PILs seeking the inclusion of lawyers in the list of essential service providers who are allowed to travel in Mumbai local trains amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Maharashtra.

The Court has stated that the lawyers from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region may be allowed to use the Mumbai local trains for a week, on an experimental basis. The Court added that detailed directions on this count would be specified in its order, which is yet to be released.

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