Prayagraj: There will be no physical court hearings in the high court at Prayagraj and Lucknow on April 1 and 2 in view of the rapid surge in the number of Covid cases in these two districts.
There shall be not even be physical filing or e-filing of cases for these two days.
The high court is already closed for Holi vacations from March 28 to 31.
With April 3 and 4 being the weekend, the HC would now resume functioning on April 5.
As per a notification issued by Chief Justice Govind Mathur, the matters fixed for April 1 and 2 shall be taken up by the courts on April 6 and 8, respectively, at Prayagraj.
According to Registrar (Protocol), Ashish Kumar Srivastava, keeping in view the growing number of Covid-19 cases, under the order of chief justice, the photo affidavit centre has also been closed with immediate effect.