Childhood picture of Gajendra Singh in a typical Rajasthani attire.
The eldest of three brothers, Gajendra studied up to class 12. He married early.His eldest child is a daughter studying in class 12 his two other boys are aged 7 and 10.
In 2010, Gajendra, a well built man with a flourishing beard and an ornate turban, won Mr. Desert title, a Rajasthani cultural pageant.
Situated on the edge of this Rajput dominated village, Gajendra's single storey, pucca house is fairly large. In front of it sprawled the family farmstead.
Family members and friends remembered the 41 year old, father of three as politically ambitious, having unsuccessfully tried twice in 2008 and 2013 to fight the assembly elections as a Samajwadi Party candidate. After that, he wanted to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Gajendra tried his hand at making a living out of tying colourful, Rajasthani turbans on tourists at hotels. Gajendra was expert in tying turbans.
Gajendra Singh with BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi.
Gajendra Singh sharing a candid moment with Indian cricket player Ashish Nehra.
Gajendra Singh has tied turbans to many famous personalities.
Gajendra Singh's death is hogging all the limelights because of the mystery around the circumstances.