The Supreme Court has upheld the royal family’s claim that Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple has a right to the ceremonial functions of the temple. The Supreme Court agreed with the conditions. At the same time, the Supreme Court clarified that the administration is the responsibility of the interim governing body. The court also sanctioned the formation of a new administrative committee chaired by a judge of the Thiruvananthapuram district.
The current board can continue until a new governing body is formed. The governing body is responsible for the administration of the temple. The Chairperson of this Board will be a Thiruvananthapuram District Judge. B. The governing body may decide the matters relating to opening the vault. A bench comprising Justices U U Lalit and Indu Malhotra was hearing the case. Justice Yu Yu Lal made the verdict. The verdict is in progress.
The Travancore royal family has filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Kerala High Court’s 2011 order directing the state government to take over the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple. The High Court ruled that the government should take over the administration and assets of the temple. Justice CN Gopalakrishnan has also instructed to open all the floors of the temple and verify the property and value of the treasury. Ramachandran Nair, K. The bench of Surendramohan was given to the government.
The Travancore royal family has filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Kerala High Court’s decision that the royal family has no right to rule in the temple. The Travancore royal family does not claim any property in the temple. But it is a temple of uniqueness. The property and property of the temple belong to the deity. The royal family claimed in court the administrative right to look after it.