New Delhi, Mar 8 (ILNS) The Supreme Court today lifted the extension of the limitation period for filing of cases granted by the Court in March last year on account of COVID-19 pandemic and the national lockdown.
“We are of the opinion that the March 15, 2020 order has served its purpose and in view of the changing scenario relating to the pandemic, the extension of limitation should come to an end. Though, we have not seen the end of the pandemic, the extension of limitation should come to an end. Though, we have not seen the end of the pandemic, there is considerable improvement.
The lockdown has been lifted and the country is returning to normalcy. Almost all the Courts and Tribunals are functioning either physically or by virtual mode”, the bench, comprising Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, Justices L Nageswara Rao and S Ravindra Bhat said, while disposing of the suo motu case. IINS/SNG/JR