Front line politicians in the country demanded the massive wealth to be utilized for the benefit of the millions of poor people in the country.
By Sajith Kumar
KOCHI(BullionStreet): "The World's richest temple, perhaps the richest place for worship in the world , Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in South India's Kerala state is back again in limelight, one and a half years after the discovery of the great treasure.
"Some of the proposals made by Gopal Subramaniam, the amicus curiae appointed by the Supreme Court to render assistance and to represent the expert committee going into the security, inventory and other aspects related to the temple, have received more bricks and brats than flowers.
"The eighth century temple shot into fame across the world after a mega treasure consisting of thousands of kilos of gold, diamonds, gems and silver ornaments, found concealed in different cellars, later estimated to cross over a mind-blowing Rs 1,00,000 crore ($22 billion).
"In his report, Subramaniam made recommendation to appoint a nephew of the present 'maharaja' Uthradam Thirunal Marthandavarma as the administrator of the temple and also recommended that politicians should be kept away from ..."