Cuttack: Normal functioning of the Orissa High Court (HC) will remain suspended till November 20 in view of prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.
However, the restricted functioning of the court by virtual mode or video conferencing will remain in force till the said period.
Besides, subordinate courts and tribunals will also function with restrictions as issued by the High Court earlier.
It is pertinent to mention that the High Court and its offices, subordinate courts and tribunals will remain closed on Saturdays throughout the month of October.
Since many offices of the Orissa High Court have remained closed, the cause list, order copies and next date for hearing of cases are being uploaded on respective websites.
Meanwhile, the Odisha Assembly yesterday passed a bill making provisions for payment of court fees through electronic mode.