Mulji Jagmal Sawaria

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Mulji Jagmal Sawaria, Rai Saheb (1889–1956) was a noted railway contractor, miner and Kutchi businessman, who established himself at Bilaspur, India.wikipedia
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Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

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Mulji Jagmal Sawaria, Rai Saheb (1889–1956) was a noted railway contractor, miner and Kutchi businessman, who established himself at Bilaspur, India.
His son Mulji Jagmal Sawaria was later given the title of "Rao Sahib" by the British for his contribution to the development of the town, railways and the district.

Rai Sahib

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Mulji Jagmal Sawaria, Rai Saheb (1889–1956) was a noted railway contractor, miner and Kutchi businessman, who established himself at Bilaspur, India.

Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas contributions to the Indian railways

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Mulji Jagmal and his brother Ranchhod Jagmal (1891–1963) were involved in laying of railway line from Anuppur to Barwadih section of Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway in 1918, Sini to Purulia doubling in 1921 for Bengal Nagpur Railway along with fellow contractors from his community and several other railway works for bridges and lines.
Bilaspur Railway Station was built in 1890 by Jagmal Gangji of Kumbharia & Jeram Mandan of Kumbharia.

Jairam Valjee Chouhan

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On many contracts he worked jointly with Rai Bahadur Jairam Valji Chauhan of Jairamnagar, Shamji Gangji Sawaria of Raigarh, Ruda Valji Sawaria of Raipur, the other noted railway contractors from his community.
He often worked with fellow Mistri railway contractors like Rai Saheb Mulji Jagmal Sawaria of Bilaspur and Shamji Gangji Sawaria of Raigarh.

Lingiyadih

In 1935, Rai Sahib Moolji Jagmal laid a private 8 miles long narrow gauge rail line and bridge connecting their Bilaspur railway site with their brick-kiln across Arpa River at Lingiyadih.
For many years, there was a large brick-kiln owned by Mulji Jagmal Sawaria, who had laid a private narrow gauge line in year 1935 for transportation of bricks across Arpa River over a railway-bridge built by him connecting kiln to his work office at Jagmal Block in Bilaspur.

Kutchi people

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Mulji Jagmal Sawaria, Rai Saheb (1889–1956) was a noted railway contractor, miner and Kutchi businessman, who established himself at Bilaspur, India.

Kumbharia

Moolji was born in 1889 to Jagmal Gangji Sawaria and Veera Bai at Kumbharia in erstwhile Princely State of Cutch.

Cutch State

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Moolji was born in 1889 to Jagmal Gangji Sawaria and Veera Bai at Kumbharia in erstwhile Princely State of Cutch.

Kutch Gurjar Kshatriya

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He belonged to a small but enterprising Mestri community and born in noted Gangani family of Kumbharia.

Rajnandgaon

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Mulji Jagmal's father Jagmal Gangji and uncles all worked as a railway contractor in Rajnandgaon – Raigarh section of Bengal Nagpur Railway in 1888–90 and also Bilaspur – Katni section of BNR in 1890–91.

Raigarh

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Mulji Jagmal's father Jagmal Gangji and uncles all worked as a railway contractor in Rajnandgaon – Raigarh section of Bengal Nagpur Railway in 1888–90 and also Bilaspur – Katni section of BNR in 1890–91. He worked from Bilaspur as his head office and had other branches at Jharsuguda, Raigarh. Mulji Jagmal inherited his share in Basra Colliery located in Jharia coalfied belt, which was founded by his father Jagmal Gangji and his brothers, Ramji Gangji of Jharia, Shyamji Gangji of Raigarh, Jiwan Gangji of Bankura and others.

Bengal Nagpur Railway

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Mulji Jagmal and his brother Ranchhod Jagmal (1891–1963) were involved in laying of railway line from Anuppur to Barwadih section of Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway in 1918, Sini to Purulia doubling in 1921 for Bengal Nagpur Railway along with fellow contractors from his community and several other railway works for bridges and lines. Mulji Jagmal's father Jagmal Gangji and uncles all worked as a railway contractor in Rajnandgaon – Raigarh section of Bengal Nagpur Railway in 1888–90 and also Bilaspur – Katni section of BNR in 1890–91.

Katni

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Mulji Jagmal's father Jagmal Gangji and uncles all worked as a railway contractor in Rajnandgaon – Raigarh section of Bengal Nagpur Railway in 1888–90 and also Bilaspur – Katni section of BNR in 1890–91.

Bilaspur Junction railway station

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Jagmal Gangji also built Bilaspur railway station jointly with Jeram Mandan in 1890 and later made the town his home.

Anuppur

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Mulji Jagmal and his brother Ranchhod Jagmal (1891–1963) were involved in laying of railway line from Anuppur to Barwadih section of Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway in 1918, Sini to Purulia doubling in 1921 for Bengal Nagpur Railway along with fellow contractors from his community and several other railway works for bridges and lines.

Barwadih

Barwadih Block
Mulji Jagmal and his brother Ranchhod Jagmal (1891–1963) were involved in laying of railway line from Anuppur to Barwadih section of Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway in 1918, Sini to Purulia doubling in 1921 for Bengal Nagpur Railway along with fellow contractors from his community and several other railway works for bridges and lines.

Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway

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Mulji Jagmal and his brother Ranchhod Jagmal (1891–1963) were involved in laying of railway line from Anuppur to Barwadih section of Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway in 1918, Sini to Purulia doubling in 1921 for Bengal Nagpur Railway along with fellow contractors from his community and several other railway works for bridges and lines.

Sini, Jharkhand

Sini
Mulji Jagmal and his brother Ranchhod Jagmal (1891–1963) were involved in laying of railway line from Anuppur to Barwadih section of Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway in 1918, Sini to Purulia doubling in 1921 for Bengal Nagpur Railway along with fellow contractors from his community and several other railway works for bridges and lines.

Purulia

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Mulji Jagmal and his brother Ranchhod Jagmal (1891–1963) were involved in laying of railway line from Anuppur to Barwadih section of Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway in 1918, Sini to Purulia doubling in 1921 for Bengal Nagpur Railway along with fellow contractors from his community and several other railway works for bridges and lines.

Jharsuguda

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He worked from Bilaspur as his head office and had other branches at Jharsuguda, Raigarh.

Jairamnagar

On many contracts he worked jointly with Rai Bahadur Jairam Valji Chauhan of Jairamnagar, Shamji Gangji Sawaria of Raigarh, Ruda Valji Sawaria of Raipur, the other noted railway contractors from his community.

Raipur

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On many contracts he worked jointly with Rai Bahadur Jairam Valji Chauhan of Jairamnagar, Shamji Gangji Sawaria of Raigarh, Ruda Valji Sawaria of Raipur, the other noted railway contractors from his community.

Narrow-gauge railway

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In 1935, Rai Sahib Moolji Jagmal laid a private 8 miles long narrow gauge rail line and bridge connecting their Bilaspur railway site with their brick-kiln across Arpa River at Lingiyadih.

Arpa (river), Chhattisgarh

Arpa River
In 1935, Rai Sahib Moolji Jagmal laid a private 8 miles long narrow gauge rail line and bridge connecting their Bilaspur railway site with their brick-kiln across Arpa River at Lingiyadih.

Jharia

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Mulji Jagmal inherited his share in Basra Colliery located in Jharia coalfied belt, which was founded by his father Jagmal Gangji and his brothers, Ramji Gangji of Jharia, Shyamji Gangji of Raigarh, Jiwan Gangji of Bankura and others.