The government introduced the bill after it came under attack from within the BJP as well as Congress and various pro-Hindu organisations following the demolition of a temple at Nanjangud in Mysuru a few days ago.
It was found that a goldsmith named Murukan Achari had fastened the golden beads to the Rudraksha chain. But, he was killed in an accident on Changanasseri Bypass on July 28.
During the investigation, another Rudraksha gold chain with 72-beads, weighing 20 gms, was found in the strong room. But no details about this gold chain could be seen in the register.
The gold chain was found missing when all articles were inspected in the presence of Devaswom assistant commissioner and other officials.
One of India’s foremost architects, the Thiruvananthapuram-based designer represents both rootedness and change, the traditional and the contemporary.
The rate hike move comes close on the heels of TDB's decision to sell utensils and other articles in temples which are not used for daily rituals.
As Telangana celebrates its first UNESCO world heritage site, there is a growing clamour for the state government to redouble its efforts to get the inscription for this 429-year-old city.
One of their greatest contributions to ancient Kerala was the popularisation of elementary education in the countryside.
The decision was taken based on the assessment that it was difficult to perform the ritual by adhering to social distancing norms and other pandemic protocols.
The decision was made after test positivity rate in Guruvayur Municipality dropped under 6%