Maharashtra: All Courts Closed From April 13 To 18 Due To Corona Pandemic

Bombay High Court

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Pune, 13th April 2021: As the number of Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infected cases are rising in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court has issued a closure order that all courts in the state will remain closed for an entire week, to break the chain of Coronavirus spread.

This week, there is a public holiday for two days on 13th and 14th April, because of Gudi Padwa and Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s birth anniversary. Therefore courts will be open for 4 days only. But the high court issued an order on Monday (12th April) and declared 4 days of holidays.

Hence all courts in the state will remain closed for the entire work. Meanwhile, remand hearings will be allowed during the holidays. The high court also asked courts to carry on additional work after the holidays according to the requirements of work.

The High Court also emphasized that the holidays are declared to prevent the spread of the virus. Therefore judges and members of the Bar association, all the advocates are requested not to go outside unnecessarily, the HC said.