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Disabled staff exempted from court duty: Karnataka HC

Meanwhile, the High Court has declared Saturday (May 15) as a holiday for district and trial courts and the cases listed on this day will be re-listed on Monday.

Published: 15th May 2021 03:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th May 2021 03:45 AM   |  A+A-

Karnataka HC

Karnataka High Court (File photo | Debdutta Mitra, EPS)

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court has exempted physically-disabled and visually-impaired officials working at the district judiciary in the state from attending office during the COVID-19 lockdown period. 

Registrar General (In-charge) TG Shivashankare Gowda stated in the notification that the State Commissioner for Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Karnataka has requested that physically-disabled and visually-impaired staffers be exempted from attending office during the pandemic. Therefore, an exemption has been made. 

Meanwhile, the High Court has declared Saturday (May 15) as a holiday for district and trial courts and the cases listed on this day will be re-listed on Monday. The Registrar General said the holiday was declared in view of taking remedial measures for combating the Covid threat. 



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