Lower courts across Bangladesh reopen

Dhaka, August 5: The lower courts across the country are starting their regular operation from Wednesday morning, more than four months after the government declared a nationwide general holiday and subsequent limited operations to tackle the outbreak of deadly coronavirus. The apex court in a recent notification said all the civil, criminal courts and tribunals will start regular operations with physical appearance from August 5.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on August 6 (Thursday) will decide whether to start its usual functioning through physical presence as requested by the Supreme Court Bar Association.
The apex court on August 3 issued a notification that said the judges of both the divisions of the Supreme Court will join the full court meeting through video conference at 3 pm on Thursday.