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Supreme Court advances summer vacation in view of surge in COVID cases

The vacation will now commence from May 10 instead of May 14

Coronavirus | Supreme Court | Indian Judiciary

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Supreme Court | File photo

The on Saturday advanced its summer vacation, which would now commence from May 10 instead of May 14, due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana took the decision to reschedule the apex court's summer vacation, considering the suggestions of bar bodies due to the alarming rise in the number of cases.

On April 26, the CJI had taken note of the representations made by bar bodies seeking advancement of the summer vacation in view of the sudden surge in COVID-19 cases and decided to put them before the full bench for consideration.

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First Published: Sat, May 01 2021. 19:04 IST