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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 to Kunwar Ajay Raj Singh of Begu.
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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 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 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 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 , and has issue, 1 son and 1 daughter.
        • Kunwar Bhupendra Singh, a successful hotelier.
      • Dr. Thakur Ghanshyam Singhji, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and retired as Professor and Head of the department of Opthalmology 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, Indar Kumari, daughter of Thakur Sahib Jaswant Singh Ji of Pipla, 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 the Director of 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)
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