Standing up against all odds? Meet the lawyer who made submissions while standing during a video conference hearing before the Karnataka HC

Advocate Chidanandayya LM during VC
Advocate Chidanandayya LM during VC

The system of virtual hearings introduced amid the COVID-19 crisis has brought a sea change to the legal profession, with opposing views regarding their efficacy being expressed by lawyers across the country.

Lawyers can now attend court hearings sitting in the comfort of their homes/offices as opposed to being on their legs all day in court. Some lawyers have been criticised for making themselves too comfortable during the hearings.

A video hearing at the Karnataka High Court witnessed something different today, when a lawyer insisted on making submissions while standing at a makeshift dais.

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