is a village in the Bhinmal
tehsil of Jalore district
state in India
. It is 25 km west of Bhinmal
. The place is known for the heritage hotel Castle Durjan Niwas .
Castle Durjan Niwas is a small but beautiful fortress palace built in the early 19th century by the Rathore
Champawat clan of Marwar
. Many changes and additions were made into the old fortress and present structure is just a shadow of the original. The building was originally built in the Indo - European style of architecture with separate parts for ladies and gents.
Daspan thikana was founded in 1713 AD by grant of a jagir of two villages by then ruler of Marwar.
Most of the Jain people from village now reside in South India's cities and some of them in Mumbai.
Late Th Surajpal singhji son of late th Major Sambhu singhji Grandson of Lt Th Sagat singhji was thrice (1977 ,1980 and 1985) elected MLA of Bhinmal constituency and also became minister in Shivcharan mathur congress govt in 1989.
Smt Jaswant Kanwar wife of Lt Surajpal Singhji is Jilla Pramukh of Jalore District. Elected from 10 February 2010 onwards.
Dr Samarjit Singh son of Lt Surajpal Singhji remained MLA from 1998 to 2008 from bhinmal constituency of Jalore district , constituency from earlier his father Surajpal singhji was also MLA.At present he is President Congress party in Jalore.He is Vice President Chopasani educationexecutive of jodhpur.
At present Jaideep Singh younger son of Lt Th Surajpal Singhji is Sarpanch of Daspan... Read More