Jasol

Posted: 09.07.2010
Updated on: 17.12.2012

Jasol, Rajasthan, India


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Jasol

जसोल

is a small village located in Pachpadra tehsil of Barmer district, India. The historical village of Jasol, the capital of the former Malani area ruled by the fiercely independent Mahecha clan of the Rathore Rajputs, includes old Cenotaphs, the temple of Rani Bhatiyaniji, the horses of the indigenous Malani breed are still bred over here.

Major point of interest here is an old fort, the cenotaphs and a Temple of Mata Rani Bhatiyani, the wife of the erstwhile ruler of Jasol. The building where the current police station is situated was the office of the British Resident Commissioner of the Malani Paragana. The name Jasol is derived after the descendants of a Rathore sub-clan.

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