The bar body also urged the apex court official that the work of the registry should be curtailed accordingly to avoid the spread of virus.
The secretary general assured that a circular to this effect will be issued after due process and deliberation.
The CJI, who was accompanied by Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and L Nageswara Rao had interacted with advocates in the apex court about the problem of over crowding in corridors and other preparedness.
Earlier, the apex court had decided that from March 16, only six benches of the apex court will function and take up only 12 urgent matters each to avoid overcrowding of court rooms.
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