JASOL

 

JASOL (Thikana)

 

 

VILLAGES: 72 COMPENSATION: 500,000Rs ACCESSION: ??
STATE: Jodhpur (Barmer Distt.) DYNASTY: Rathore (Mahecha clan) RELIGION: Hindu

 

PRESENT RULER: Rawal KISHAN
SINGHJI
, present Rawal of Jasol

 

Senior Central services officer, posted in Brussels as first
secretary
at the Indian High Commission; married and has issue.

  • Kanwarani Rohini Kunwar, married Kunwar Ajay Raj Singh of Begun.

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
founder of the Mahecha clan was Rawal Malinathji, uncle of Rao Chanda
of Marwar.
Estate holders were…

    • Rao Bahardur Rawal ZORAWAR
      SINGH
      , Rawal of Jasol, born 1938 Samvat, married
      and
      had issue.

      • Rawal Amar Singh (qv)
      • Lt.-Col. Thakur Arjun Singhji, married and had issue.
        • Lt.-Gen. (retd.) Hanut Singh, originally with the 17th
          Poona Horse,
          served
          with distinction in the Indian Army being awarded the Mahavir Chakra
          while
          commanding an army in battle. He is an acclaimed tactician and
          authority
          in Tank Warfare, author of the official history of the Armoured
          Corps.
      • Maj. Thakur Sardar Singhji, married and has issue.
        • Maj. (Retd) Thakur
          Jaswant Singhji, born 3rd January 1938 in Jasol, Barmer Distt.,
          Rajasthan,
          B.A.,B.Sc., educated at Mayo College,Ajmer; Joint Services Wing,
          Clement
          Town, Dehradun;  N.D.A., Khadakvasla and Indian Military
          College,Premnagar
          Dehradun, Uttar Pradesh, commissioned in the Central India Horse in
          December
          1957, later resigning his Commission to join politics. He was elected
          to
          the Rajya Sabha in 1980 and 1986, member of the 9th,10th and 11th Lok
          Sabha,
          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
          October
          13, 1999. He was appointed as Finance Minister of India on July 1,
          2002.
          In Government, he has held a variety of posts: as Minister of Finance,
          of Electronics and also Surface Transport. He has chaired several
          Government
          of India Task Forces; more important amongst, which are on
          Telecommunications,
          on Information Technology and on Infrastructure, thus preparing the
          policy
          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
          Parliament
          (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
          Energy.
          He has also been a Member of the Executive Committee of the Indian
          Parliamentary
          Board. Jaswant Singh has written widely on international affairs,
          security
          and developmental issues. His published books include ‘National
          Security:
          An Outline of our Concerns’ (1996), ‘Shaurya Tejo’ (1997) (in Hindi)
          and
          ‘Defending India’ (1999), has contributed articles in Indian and
          foreign
          journals on current political developments; Languages known: Hindi,
          Gujarati,
          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
          of
          India, Delhi; Polo Club; and Sardar Club, Jodhpur, married 30th June
          1963,
          Thakurani Sheetal Kumari, daughter of Col. Thakur Mohan Singhji Bhati
          of Osian
          and has issue, two sons. (Jasol House, Paota Area,
          Jodhpur-342001,
          Rajasthan)

          • 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
            Sabha
            2004/-, Member of the Committee on Defence, Member of the Committee on
            Industry, Member of the Committee on Member of Parliament Local Area
            Development
            Scheme (MPLADS), married 17th June 1994, Kunwarani Chitrangda Kumari of
            Bhainsrorgarh,
            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
          Professor in
          Ophthalmology
          at the Medical College in Jodhpur.

 

    • Rawal AMAR SINGH,
      Rawal of Jasol, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; is a
      District and
      Sessions
      Judge in the Rajasthan High Court, married 1stly, a Princess of
      Pipla-Jaipur,
      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
        Mehrangarh
        Museum,
        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,
          Ajmer; a
          postgraduate
          in museum management, presently working as a curator at Mehrangarh
          Museum
          in Jodhpur.
      • Thakur Doongar Singhji, Senior Advocate at the Rajasthan
        High Court and
        the Supreme Court of India.
      • Thakur Fateh Singhji, an officer of the Indian
        Administrative Service
        presently
        serving as Additional Chief Secretary with the Government of Gujrat at
        Gandhinagar, married and has issue.

        • Kunwar Manuvikram Singh, a postgraduate in business
          studies, secured
          second
          highest marks in GMAT examination and will continue studies in the USA.
      • Thakur Anand Singhji, Associate Professor in English
        Literature at
        J.N.V.
        University, Jodhpur, married and has issue.

        • Kunwar Ritu Raj Singh, presently receiving his
          education at the
          Officer’s
          Training Academy in Chennai.
      • Thakur Ganpat Singhji, a tourist escort with the Cox and
        Kings, London,
        married and has issue.

        • Kunwar Digvijay Singh, has completed his Bachelor’s
          Degree and is
          studying
          for his Master’s Degree in Law.
      • Thakur Heer Singhji, is a management consultant and runs
        his own
        handicrafts
        business having a strong interest in the revival of traditional crafts
        and designs.
      • Thakur Chain Singhji, Vice-President (Marketing) at the
        Birla Shree
        Digvijay
        Cement Co. Ltd. at Jamnagar (Gujrat).
      • Baisa Laxmi Kanwar [Thakorani Laxmi Devi of Eral],
        married Thakore
        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.

 

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