Bhati King Jetsee was the ruler of Lodhrava. His 9 year’s old son became victim of wasting leprosy. King tried hard to cure him but the disease became more serious day to day to day. At last he prayed to his family-diety. She said, “If you want to cure him then, pray to Acharya Jinduttsuri”.
At that time Acharya Shri was in Sindh province (Pakistan). So he went to sindh and requested him to do the next darshan ki Chah. Acharya assured the King that he would cure his son if he was prepared to convert himself and family to Mahajanns and became Oswal. King gave his conscent.
Acharya did his chaturmas at Lodhrava Pattan. After three days treatment his son became well. King Jetsee became Jain Shravak and his gotra was named ‘Rakhe-chah’. Few Rakhechah families settled in Pungaldesh and then went else where, so they named ‘Pungalia’.
It is said that Acharya Shri Deogupta Suri of Upkesh Gachh enlightened Bhati Rao Rakhechi at Kaler in V. 878 and named the new gotra Rakhecha. Its sub-gotras are Pungaliya. Pavecha and Dhamani.
According to Col. Tod, Kalhan had four sons named Davesee, Tripal, Bhawani, Rakhecha. Family of Rakhecha left farming became businessmen and gor converted into Oswal then their gotra was named ‘Rakhecha’.
According to Yati Shripalchand Bhati King Sonpal of Pungal had a son named Kalhandev was suffering of leprosy. In V.1187. Acharya Shri Jindutt Suri cured him by rubbing ghee made from cow’s milk. King Sonpal with full family converted themselves into Oswals. They were named ‘Rakhechas’.
Rakhecha Shri Lachhiram – Bikaner
He was the Diwan of Bikaner during V. 1852-53. In his last days he renounced the world. He established Alakh Math, and Alakh Sagar (a well). Rakhecha Mangalchandji of this family was the member of Resency Counsil of Maharaja Gangasinghji.