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In 1929, Late His Highness Maharaja Sawai Man Singhji-II of Jaipur , took upon himself to re-raise the Jaipur King Body Guards of the yester years and thus was born “Swai Man Guards” by 1931, the Company Strength was expended to Battalion strength . The new barracks Foundation stone was laid on 28th   February 1935 for the Jawans and an Officers Mess for the officers of the “Sawai Man Guards”. The “Sawai Man Guards saw action during World War-II and in 1947 – 1948 operations against Pakistan , earned the battle honor of “Ledigali” in Uri Sector.

In 1952, the “Sawai Man Guards” was amalgamated into the Indian Army. In 1954, Late His highness Maharaja Sawai Man Singhji – II of Jaipur, on his personal request to Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru , the Prime Minister of India , the “Sawai Man Guards” was re-affiliated with the Rajputana Rifle Regiment and is the only pure Rajput Battalion in the Indian Army.  It is today Known as 17th  Battalion of Rajputana Rifles (Sawai Man) .

The barracks of the Regiment in Jaipur now House the Secretariat of The Rajasthan Government and the old Officers Mess of THE SAWAI MAN GUARDS is the ASHOK CLUB, JAIPUR.

Late his Highness Maharaja Sawai Man Singhji –II of Jaipur, dedicated the Ashok Club to Jaipur City with sole objective to secure a convenient and agreeable place of meeting for a society of ladies and gentleman.

It is located in the center of Jaipur town (The Pink City) near the Statue Circle, close to the B.M. Birla Science and Technological Center and right opposite the Rajasthan Government Secretariat on the Bhagwant Das Road. It has in its neighborhood , the Rajasthan High Court, the Rajasthan Polo Club, the Rambagh Golf Club and the Rambagh Palace Hotel.

Talking about distances, it is located at a distance of 13 kilometers from the Sanganer Airfield, 5 kilometers from the Jaipur Railway Station, 5 kilometers from the Jaipur Roadways Bus Stand and 2 kilometers from the shopping center of Mirza Ismail Road.

The Club is housed in a beautiful building with open spaces all around it. Number of garages and about a dozen staff quarters are in the club premises.

The main imposing building has a Porch with in & out gates. It has a foyer, a big air conditioned and well carpeted Lounge, a large air conditioned Dinning Hall, an air conditioned Bar, a Card Room, Store Rooms, Ladies and Gents Cloak Rooms, a Billiard Room, Club Office, Two Kitchens and Pantry and a Badminton Court with wooden floor.

Apart from the main building, there is the club Swimming Pool, Squash Court with wooden floor, which are located separately. The club has 3 Lawn Tennis Courts, well furnished residential rooms and 3 big lawns. A well equipped  Park is also being developed for the children.

 
   
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