|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
founder of the Mahecha clan was Rawal Malinathji, uncle of Rao Chanda
Estate holders were…
- Rao Bahardur Rawal ZORAWAR
SINGH, Rawal of Jasol, born 1938 Samvat, married
- Rawal Amar Singh (qv)
- Lt.-Col. Thakur Arjun Singhji, married and had issue.
- Lt.-Gen. (retd.) Hanut Singh, originally with the 17th
with distinction in the Indian Army being awarded the Mahavir Chakra
commanding an army in battle. He is an acclaimed tactician and
in Tank Warfare, author of the official history of the Armoured
- Maj. Thakur Sardar Singhji, married and has issue.
Maj. (Retd) Thakur
Jaswant Singhji, born 3rd January 1938 in Jasol, Barmer Distt.,
B.A.,B.Sc., educated at Mayo College,Ajmer; Joint Services Wing,
Town, Dehradun; N.D.A., Khadakvasla and Indian Military
Dehradun, Uttar Pradesh, commissioned in the Central India Horse in
1957, later resigning his Commission to join politics. He was elected
the Rajya Sabha in 1980 and 1986, member of the 9th,10th and 11th Lok
Deputy Leader, B.J.P. in Parliament 1991/-, Union Minister of Finance,
Government of India in 1996, appointed Minister of External Affairs in
December 1998. Following elections and formation of the new government,
he was reappointed Minister of External Affairs with effect from
13, 1999. He was appointed as Finance Minister of India on July 1,
In Government, he has held a variety of posts: as Minister of Finance,
of Electronics and also Surface Transport. He has chaired several
of India Task Forces; more important amongst, which are on
on Information Technology and on Infrastructure, thus preparing the
framework subsequently adopted by the Government. He has also been the
Deputy Chairman of the country’s Planning Commission, a premier policy
organization chaired by the Prime Minister. A six-term Member of
(of both Houses), he is currently the Leader of the House in the Rajya
Sabha. In Parliament, Jaswant Singh has been Chairman of the Estimates
Committee, the Environment and Forest Committee and the Committee on
He has also been a Member of the Executive Committee of the Indian
Board. Jaswant Singh has written widely on international affairs,
and developmental issues. His published books include ‘National
An Outline of our Concerns’ (1996), ‘Shaurya Tejo’ (1997) (in Hindi)
‘Defending India’ (1999), has contributed articles in Indian and
journals on current political developments; Languages known: Hindi,
English and French, interests include.. Bibliophile, antiquarian,
historiography; music, horses and travel, member of the following clubs
Indian Golf Union; Indian Polo Association; Equestrian Federation
India, Delhi; Polo Club; and Sardar Club, Jodhpur, married 30th June
Thakurani Sheetal Kumari, daughter of Col. Thakur Mohan Singhji Bhati
and has issue, two sons. (Jasol House, Paota Area,
- Maj. Kunwar Manvendra Singh, born 19th May 1964 in
Jodhpur, eduacted at
Hampshire College, Amherst, U.S.A. and School of Oriental & African
Studies, London (M.A.); a free lance writer, Member of the 14th Lok
2004/-, Member of the Committee on Defence, Member of the Committee on
Industry, Member of the Committee on Member of Parliament Local Area
Scheme (MPLADS), married 17th June 1994, Kunwarani Chitrangda Kumari of
born 15th November
1964, and has issue, 1 son and 1 daughter.
- Kunwar Bhupendra Singh, a successful hotelier.
- Dr. Thakur Ghanshyam Singhji, surgeon and Associate
at the Medical College in Jodhpur.
- Rawal AMAR SINGH,
Rawal of Jasol, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; is a
Judge in the Rajasthan High Court, married 1stly, a Princess of
married 2ndly, Rani Basant Kanwar of Bansi
and had issue, eight sons.
- Rawal Pratap Singh (qv)
- Thakur Nahar Singhji, BA, LL.B., formerly Director at
Jodhpur Fort, presently Chief Administrative Officer at the City Palace
Museum in Udaipur, married and has issue.
- Kunwar Karni Singhji Jasol, educated at Mayo College,
in museum management, presently working as a curator at Mehrangarh
- Thakur Doongar Singhji, Senior Advocate at the Rajasthan
High Court and
the Supreme Court of India.
- Thakur Fateh Singhji, an officer of the Indian
serving as Additional Chief Secretary with the Government of Gujrat at
Gandhinagar, married and has issue.
- Kunwar Manuvikram Singh, a postgraduate in business
highest marks in GMAT examination and will continue studies in the USA.
- Thakur Anand Singhji, Associate Professor in English
University, Jodhpur, married and has issue.
- Kunwar Ritu Raj Singh, presently receiving his
education at the
Training Academy in Chennai.
- Thakur Ganpat Singhji, a tourist escort with the Cox and
married and has issue.
- Kunwar Digvijay Singh, has completed his Bachelor’s
Degree and is
for his Master’s Degree in Law.
- Thakur Heer Singhji, is a management consultant and runs
business having a strong interest in the revival of traditional crafts
- Thakur Chain Singhji, Vice-President (Marketing) at the
Cement Co. Ltd. at Jamnagar (Gujrat).
- Baisa Laxmi Kanwar [Thakorani Laxmi Devi of Eral],
Rajendrasinghji, Thakore Saheb of Eral,
and has issue.
- Rawal PRATAP SINGH,
Rawal of Jasol, married and had issue.
- Rawal KISHAN SINGHJI,
Rawal of Jasol (see above)
The help of Kunwar Karni Singhji Jasol is
gratefully acknowledged, 2002.