Ms. Bhargavi Kumari Mewar of Udaipur
Ms. Bhargavi Kumari Mewar of Udaipur – Executive Director of the HRH Group of Hotels –
completed her education in the United Kingdom where she studied at the Isle of Man.
She had spent formative years in school at Udaipur. She came back to the heritage-city
and has been involved in various developmental activities underway at HRH Group
of Hotels since the late 1980s. She assisted her father, Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur,
in the revitalization plans of The Durbar Hall, renovations at Shiv Niwas Palace
and Fateh Prakash Palace in those years when the organization was slowly taking
corporate shape. Her hands-on approach and on-the-job training gave her confidence
to expand the ambit of her expertise.
With the emergence of ‘Mewar Polo’ in India, UK and Europe, as one of the first
private professional polo teams, Ms. Bhargavi Kumari Mewar of Udaipur was instrumental in popularising
the sport. Her marriage to Thakur Lokendra Singh Rathore, one of the finest polo-players
today and a former captain of the India team to the World Cup, has cemented her
and relationship with the sport. Ms. Bhargavi Kumari Mewar of Udaipur gave shape to Shriji’s dreams
developing Ramgarh Resort & Polo Complex as one of India’s first polo-destinations.
Ramgarh Resort & Polo Complex is located near Jaipur, on the edge of the Ramgarh
Lake with rugged mountains ringing it.
‘Aashka – the lifestyle boutique’ has been conceptualized and created
by Ms. Bhargavi Kumari Mewar of Udaipur. Her endeavour has been to popularize and revitalize the handicraft
and handloom traditions of the Mewar region. Aashka today contains the finest collection
of handicrafts in metal, glass, marble, stone, wood, silver and gold that reflect
the width and depth of Mewar’s crafts. Ms. Bhargavi Kumari Mewar of Udaipur has ensured that the master-craftsmen
and their artisans are able to benefit most as they translate the designs into reality
for visitors to take back mementoes from Udaipur.
Ms. Bhargavi Kumari Mewar of Udaipur is now drawing up elaborate plans to give Aashka its due place
in the retail world where the emphasis is on authentic designs and textures.
Ms. Bhargavi Kumari Mewar of Udaipur lives in Jaipur with her polo-playing husband, Lokendra, and her