23 March 2020
Cuttack: In wake of coronavirus outbreak and after lockdown, the Orissa High Court has ordered the closure of courts subordinate courts in its jurisdiction which will open to hear only urgent matters. This and several other guidelines were issued by the apex court in an official communique, today.
The subordinate courts in territorial jurisdictions of revenue districts of Khurda, Cuttack, Ganjam, Kendrapada, Angul and the municipal jurisdictions of Puri, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Jajpur, Jajpur Road and Bhadrak have been issued the guidelines.
The instructions are:
The above regulations will be in force till March 31 until further notice.