Despite the government’s order against public gatherings, women in India bravely continue to protest against this citizenship amendment act (CAA)– The activist demanded chief ministers from 29 Indian states D-Link the censors from the national population register (NPR) saying it would render many women as stateless, regardless of caste and community, as the majority of them leave their parents home on getting married without any documents in hand. Many women say they are not afraid of the coronavirus outbreak despite the warning issued by the Indian government to avoid public assembly.
A group of Iranian lawyers concerned against violence against Muslims in India has urged the Indian bar Council to uphold Mthe rights of Muslims in India with writing a letter to the chairman of the Bar Council of India, Manan Kumar Mishra expressing their concerned over unjustified violence by extremist Hindu groups against Muslims protesters
The coronavirus outbreak – Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana has asked all the advocates to appear only for urgent matters, such as bail, anticipatory bail and stay orders and abstain from work in all courts across the two states till March 31 and the advocates have also been asked to e-file cases unless unavoidable
The Bombay High Court has issued a circular stating that the court and its benches at Nagpur, Goa, and Aurangabad will function only for two hours in a day from Tuesday until further orders in view of the coronavirus (also known as COVID – 19) outbreak and all the district courts in Maharashtra will not work more than three hours a day and will be hearing only urgent matters. The functioning time of the Bombay High Court in Mumbai, and other branches in Nagpur, Goa, and Aurangabad will function from noon to 2 PM till further orders
The Madras High Court has issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government on a PIL seeking to shut down all state-run TASMAC with a view to protecting the citizens of Tamil Nadu from the spread of Coronavirus
The Punjab and Haryana High Court directs the police to follow the court orders after the Haryana police submitted that registration of FIRs are pending in 1,170 cases in which accused have been proclaimed offenders, the court has ordered that orders passed by the trial court of judicial magistrate first class for registration of FIRs are to be complied with in any case
The High Court of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, And Karnataka also to restrict functioning as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus spread