New Delhi, July 13
The SC on Monday upheld the Shebait rights of the Travancore royal household within the administration of Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala. Shebait is an individual who serves a Hindu deity and manages the temple.
A Bench of Justices UU Lalit and Indu Malhotra additionally agreed to the erstwhile Travancore royal household’s suggestion for organising of advisory and administrative committees to supervise the administration of one of many richest Hindu temples in India the place Lord Vishnu is worshipped in “Anantha Shayana” posture. The erstwhile royal household shall be in each committees. While the advisory committee can be headed by a decide nominated by the Kerala HC, the executive committee could be led by Thiruvananthapuram District Judge. All members of the committees can be Hindus. — TNS