- The local fund audit wing of the Kerala state government will scrutinise the Thiruvabharanam Register showing the stock of gold and silver offered by devotees to the Sabarimala temple over the past several years.
- The local fund audit wing has been entrusted with the task of conducting concurrent audit at Sabarimala on the basis of an order issued by the Kerala High Court 25 years ago. The order came after allegations of improper maintenance of the stock register.
- The Sabarimala temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ayyappa. It is situated on a hilltop named Sabarimala in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala.
- In 2018, the Supreme Court ruled that women, irrespective of age, can enter Kerala’s Sabarimala temple. Previously, girls and women in the 10-50 age group were prohibited from entering the Sabarimala temple.
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