With the second wave of Covid-19 operating in full swing as well as with cases surging high, both restrictions and precautions are once again the need of the hour in order to prevent people from contracting and spreading the virus.
Judiciary is no exception to this, with decisions to operate virtually coming out from different High Courts and Supreme Court. Even after high alert and all arrangements, the virus contraction is perceivably unstoppable at the moment.
With such uncertain circumstances prevailing, the Bar Council of Delhi has come forward to aid its members in times of distress.
As per the information provided by Adv. Sanjay Rathi, Member, Bar Council of Delhi, advocates can now enrol with BCD if infected with the coronavirus to receive financial help.
The criteria put up by Bar is as following-
-₹ 25,000 on home quarantine
-₹ 50,000, if hospitalised and not covered by any insurance scheme
If faced by any of the above adversity, Advocates can mail their Corona positive reports, admission proof & copy of I/Card & Bank account details at - email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org
Furthermore, for any kind of assistance, they can contact 9990742770 & 7838544654.