Supreme Court to remain closed on September 08, 2023, in view of the G20 Summit

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On Friday (August 25), the Supreme Court issued a circular stating that in view of the G20 Summit in the National capital Delhi, it will remain closed on September 8. The order states that “Invoking the provision of sub-rule (3) of Rule 4 of Order II of the Supreme Court Rules, 2013, Hon’ble the Chief Justice of India has declared 08th September 2023 as holiday for the Supreme Court of India and its Registry and 09th September 2023 as holiday for the Registry of the Supreme Court considering the OM…, issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions (DoP&T).” On September 9 and 10, the G20 Summit will be held in Delhi. Along with this, all the Central government offices in Delhi will remain closed from September 8 to September 10 in view of the G20 Summit. The same was mentioned in a notice issued by the Personnel Ministry on August 24, which states, “Recognizing the magnitude of this event and the substantial logistical arrangements involved, it has been decided to keep the central government offices located in Delhi closed from September 8, 2023, to September 10, 2023, on the occasion of the G20 summit to be held in Delhi.” Moreover, financial institutions, commercial banks, statutory bodies, commercial shops, corporations and undertakings, and business and commercial establishments will remain shut in Delhi. Also, the Delhi Government ordered the schools to conduct online classes and offices to operate via work from home.