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[COVID-19 Lockdown] All pending admission matters filed after January 1 being taken up by Telangana HC with effect from April 20

A note issued by the High Court today also intimates that 636 cases have been dealt with in the past two days by the Court.

Aishwarya Iyer

The Telangana High Court has intimated that the Court has taken up the hearing of all pending admission matters filed on or after January 1, with effect from April 20.

These matters are being heard on all the working days through video-conferencing, in addition to the hearing of extremely urgent matters during the COVID-19 lockdown.

A note issued in this regard by the High Court today also intimates that 636 cases have been dealt with in the past two days by the Court. Further, it is added that this arrangement is likely to be continued during the lockdown period.

Additionally, it is informed that the standard operating procedure for video-conferencing has been uploaded on the official website of the High Court. As per the notification issued in this regard, the Telangana High Court has now opted to use the “Cisco Webex Meetings” software instead of the Zoom app.

The detailed procedure for joining the video conference hearings has been laid down in this notification available on the High Court website.

The press note adds that the counsel appearing would receive a link to their registered mobile inviting them to join the video-conferencing at the specified time slot.

It is further informed that those counsels who do not have video-­conferencing facilities and/or are not comfortable in addressing the Court through video-conferencing will be exempted from appearing before the Courts through video conferencing. In such a scenario, their cases will be adjourned automatically, the note adds.

Read the Press note here:

Telangana HC Press note.pdf
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Earlier the High Court had intimated that all Benches of the High Court will function through video conferencing from Monday onwards.

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