However, the bar council and lawyers contiguously demanded for physical hearing to resume on an immediate effect. On August 28, the SOP initiated by the Secretary General cleared the overall stance that the courts will hear miscellaneous cases through the virtual mode on Mondays and Fridays only.
On August 18, the top court specified that physical hearing in the apex court, amidst the COVID call, may initialize soon. A CJI bench announced that that physical hearing within the apex court may start within 10 days. The idea of physical hearing came into highlights in July 2021, yet again, when the SCBA wrote a letter to CJI citing the need for physical hearing in the apex court quoting, the COVID-19 situation within the capital has become “almost normal”.