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The News Minute| September 8, 2014| 11.00 am IST Goapl Subramiam, the Supreme Court appointed amicus curiae of the Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple visited the temple on Sunday.  He visited the temple premises, examined the counting of money, security measures. He was accompanied by the other members of the monitory committee set up by the court including the temple executive officer and the district collector. The trio will also be visiting the members of the royal family, the Malayala Manorama reported. Gopal Subramaniam had earlier written to the Chief Justice of India that he will not appear before the apex court in any cases until the tenure of the CJI Justice R.M. Lodha would end. This was following several allegations that were raised against him by the government to prevent him from being appointed as a Judge of the apex court.  However, when the court pressed on him, he agreed to continue his services to the court as the amicus curiae.  Huge amount of jewels and other wealth were found in the temple and there were allegations that the wealth was being pilfered. The case is now being heard by the Supreme Court.
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