On Tuesday, the Supreme Court said that as a pilot project, judges can come to the court room to hear the case through video conferencing in the apex court premises from next week. Due to the lockdown implemented across the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the apex court is hearing from March 25 through video conferencing. He suspended the entry of advocates and other employees into the high-security zone.
While the bench of Judge L Nageswara Rao, S Abdul Nazir and Sanjeev Khanna was hearing, the Solicitor General Tushar Mehta asked if the Judge was hearing from the top court premises, to which the bench said , 'Yes, this is a pilot project.'
After this he further added that from next week, the judge can come to the court room for video conferencing. The law officer said, "This is a good idea." During lockdown, the bench usually gathers at the judges' residence and lawyers are allowed to attend the hearing of the case through video conferencing from their homes or offices.