Delhi’s first ‘virtual court’ lets people pay traffic challans online

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  1. The Delhi High Court Chief Justice inaugurated a Virtual Court for online payment of traffic chalan. It is first such virtual court project in Delhi.
  2. The virtual court project will tackle the issue of voluminous pendency in courts and help people in getting their traffic challans disposed of while sitting at home.
  3. The Virtual Court will cater to the traffic challans generated by the Delhi Traffic Police via the e-chalan application. All traffic challans except those where the vehicle is impounded can be disposed of by making an online payment at the portal.
  4. The virtual court will be presided over by a Metropolitan Magistrate, whose jurisdiction can extend to the entire state. The court is expected to function 24*7.