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Manvendra Singh

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Bio/Wiki
Full NameManvendra Singh Jasol
Other NameCol. Manvendra Singh
Profession(s)Politician, Army Personnel
Famous ForBeing the son of the politician, Jaswant Singh
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 175 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Politics
Political PartyIndian National Congress (2018-Present)
Indian National Congress
Bharatiya Janata Party (Late 90's- 2018)
 Bharatiya Janata Party
Personal Life
Date of Birth19 May 1964
Age (as in 2018) 54 Years
BirthplaceJodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
SignatureManvendra Singh's Signature
NationalityIndian
HometownJodhpur, Rajasthan, India
SchoolMayo College, Rajasthan
College/University• Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts
• School of Oriental and African Studies, London
Educational QualificationMasters of Arts from School of Oriental and African Studies, London
ReligionHinduism
CasteRajput
AddressJasol House, Pawta B/4 Road, Jodhpur
HobbiesReading, Writing
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateJune 17, 1994
Family
Wife/SpouseChitra Singh
Manvendra Singh's Wife
ChildrenSon- Hamir Singh Rathore
Daughter- Harshini Kumari Rathore
ParentsFather- Thakur Jaswant Singh (Retired Army Personnel and Politician)
Mother- Sheetal Kanwar
Manvendra Singh's Parents
SiblingsNone
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMahindra XUV, Model No-2012 (RJ04-UA2233)
Assets/PropertiesBank Fixed Deposits: ₹30 Lakhs
Bonds, Debentures, Shares: ₹5 Lakhs
Jewellery: ₹26 Lakhs
Total Value: ₹86 Lakhs
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹98 Lakhs (as in 2013)

Manvendra Singh

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Manvendra Singh

  • Before joining the politics, Manvendra was a journalist and worked for the Statesman and the Indian Express.
  • Manvendra entered politics in the late ’90s as a member of Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • In 1999, he contested elections from Barmer-Jaisalmer constituency of Rajasthan and lost his first Lok Sabha election to Sona Ram (Indian National Congress).
  • In 1999, he also fought in the Kargil War as he was serving under the Territorial Army.
  • He won the Lok Sabha election (2004) defeating Sona Ram by 2,71,888 votes from the same constituency.
  • In the 14th Lok Sabha, Singh represented Barmer-Jaisalmer constituency of Rajasthan where he was appointed a member of the Standing Committee on Defence.
  • In 2013, he won the Vidhan Sabha Election from Shiv constituency in Rajasthan as a candidate of BJP.
  • In 2014, when he campaigned against the BJP Lok Sabha Candidate from his father’s constituency, Manvendra was suspended from BJP.
  • In 2018, Singh quit Bharatiya Janata Party to join Indian National Congress, just before 2018 Rajasthan Legislative Assembly Elections. He claimed that BJP insulted his father, Jaswant Singh. He further told PTI,

    “The people of Rajasthan, especially from Barmer, Jalaur, Jaisalmer, and Jodhpur will take revenge for the insult caused to my father Jaswant Singh when he was denied the party ticket and expelled (from the BJP),”

  • In 2013, He published the book, Campaign Diary: Chronicle of an Election Fought and Lost.
  • He holds the rank of Colonel in Territorial Army (India).

    Manvendra Singh in Army uniform with Sachin Pilot

    Manvendra Singh in Army uniform with Sachin Pilot

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