How We Deliver

Managing Pipeline

Receive requests for legal/other support and then conduct prioritisation and allotment of resources.

Action Plan

Create strategy action-plan for each issue and file pleas in relevant courts.

Reporting

Release quarterly reports on actions and results.

Legal Interventions Initiated

Notice to TN Govt. regarding Sri Subramaniaswamy Temple, Tiruttani

ICT president Shri T.R. Ramesh has sent a notice to the Principal Secretary to Government Tourism, Culture and Religious Endowments Department, Tamil Nadu Government regarding the arbitrary and illegal activities of the HRCE department in the Sri Subramaniaswamy Temple, Tiruttani. […]

Notice to TNHRCE regarding Pazhani Sri Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple

ICT’s president, Shri T.R. Ramesh sent a notice to the Chief Secretary, Tamil Nadu Tourism, Culture and Religious Endowments Department and the The Commissioner Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments Department, regarding fraudulent appointments of ‘Fit persons’ in the Tamil Nadu […]

PIL for deployment of Central Forces in West Bengal

Indic Collective Trust has filed a PIL (W.P. (C) No. 530/2021) before the Hon’ble Supreme Court seeking its immediate intervention in relation to the ongoing political pogrom in the State of West Bengal. The matter was filed on May 3, […]

Gokarna Mahabaleshwara Temple

Indic Collective Trust filed an intervention in the SLP (C) No. 24015-24020/2018 – Ramachandrapura Math v. Sri Samsthana Mahabaleshwara Devaru & Ors, before the Supreme Court. Administration rights of the Ramachandrapura Math w.r.t the Gokarna Mahabaleshwara Temple were in question […]

ICT, OpIndia and Upword implead in Sudarshan TV matter

Indic Collective Trust along with OpIndia and Upword have impleaded in W.P.(C) No. 956/2020 – FIROZ IQBAL KHAN Vs. UNION OF INDIA & ORS, related to the ban on Sudarshan TV’s show questioning the selection procedure of UPSC. The issues […]

UK Char Dham Act challenged

The Indic Collective Trust has filed an SLP challenging the Uttarakhand HC judgment of 21.07.2020 Writ Petition (PIL) No.26 of 2020 upholding the validity of the UKD Char Dham Devasthanam Management Act 2019. The SLP is available below. Indic Collective […]

Mega petition for various TN Temples

President of the Indic Collective Trust, Shri TR Ramesh has filed a mega petition challenging illegal and unauthorized presence and functioning of various Executive Officers of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department, without valid, legally permissible orders appointing them […]

TN Government starts a TV Channel from Temple Funds

A writ (W.P. No. 20319 of 2020) was filed by the Indic Collective Trust challenging a G.O. No. 169 of 2020 issued by the Tamil Nadu Government, authorising the HR&CE Department to appropriate Rs.29.07 Crores from the Hindu Religious and […]

TNHRCE’s Counter Affidavit in mismanagement of temple funds case

In response to the PIL filed by the Indic Collective Trust before the Madras High Court in July this year, the TNHRCE Commissioner had filed a Counter Affidavit in August. The Affidavit justifies all the activities pointed out by the […]

Petition against mismanagement of Temple Funds by the Tamil Nadu Govt.

The Indic Collective Trust has filed a writ petition before the Madras High Court seeking to restrain the Tamil Nadu Department of Tourism, Culture and Religious Endowments and the TNHRCE Department from mismanagement and misappropriation of funds belonging to Hindu […]

Pazhani Sri Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple

Shri TR Ramesh, the President of Indic Collective Trust has filed a petition before the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court challenging the illegal presence of Executive Officer in Pazhani Sri Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple and the appointment of servants […]

External audit of Hindu Temples and Endowments

The President of Indic Collective Trust, Shri TR Ramesh has filed a PIL in the Madras High Court seeking external audit of Hindu Temples and Endowments in line with Section 87 and Section 12-A of the TN HR&CE Act, 1959. […]

Jagannath Puri Temple Rath Yatra 2020

The Chief Priest of Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri with assistance from the legal team of Indic Collective Trust had filed an impleadment application and an application for recall of the Hon’ble Supreme Court’s order dated 18 June 2020 in the […]

Petition challenging TN Government’s order to regularise encroached Temple lands

President of the Indic Collective Trust, Mr. T.R. Ramesh has filed a Petition before the Madras High Court seeking to quash Tamil Nadu Government’s order dated 30 August 2019 whereby, the government wants to regularise encroached Temple lands. Pursuant to […]

Judgement – No more close-up darshans for paying devotees

On November 1, 2017, the Indic Collective Trust filed a Writ Petition No.28882/2017, before the Madras High Court seeking abolition of money-based queue system for Darshan in Temples which was imposed by TN HRCE Department without any legal basis. On […]

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