Kavishri / Babu Rajab Ali Khan. Posted on February 3, Rajab Ali Khan”. ਭੂਗੋਲ -ਦੇ-ਕਬਿੱਤ / Babu Rajab Ali KhanIn “Babu Rajab Ali Khan”. Babu Rajab Ali was born in in a village Sahoké, near Moga. He was a great writer of Kavishari, the poems sung in tarannam in Punjab on stages in melas.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Babu Rajab Sahit Sadhan. Babu Ji died on 6 junesinging songs and longing to see his beloved people and village again.

Kavishars Punjabi-language singers Punjabi-language lyricists Punjabi people births deaths 20th-century singers. His father’s name was Mian Dhamaali Khan and ranab mother’s name was Jiyooni.

Babu Rajab Ali

This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat Retrieved 25 Feb Interestingly, most of his kissas related to Hindu heroes and bqbu were written during his life in Pakistan. He was madly in love with Malwa and Punjabi poetry and probably at the peak of his life when one day in he had to leave his beloved village of Sahoke, his students, his admirers and family history of rajjab of years and leave for Pakistan.

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Kavisharior Kavishri, Punjabi: Originally started in Malwa, this tradition of Punjabi poetry and ail has spread throughout Punjab although majority of the Kavishar s to this day has been from Malwa. Babu ji of Punjabis Jagjit Sandhu. He was the captain of the cricket team of his school.

He worked throughout Punjab and also near Peshawar, as a result he was well-traveled person by the standards of that time. His love for Punjab and Punjabi was unconditional and not bound by walls of religions or nationalities.


The people who write and sing Kavishri in Punjabi melas, diwaans, mehfils, rajav etc are called Kavishar. Babu Rajab Ali De Kisse.

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In the region a “Chhand-Baddh” kavita poetry is sung faster in a loud yet stretched voice without any musical instruments known as kavishari. Bapu Bali Singh is considered to be the father of the kavishari of Majha. He had his primary schooling from a neighbouring village of Banbihathen high portry in Moga and passed matriculation in from Barjindra High SchoolFaridkot.

Babu ji of Punjabis Jagjit Sandhu In Malwa region of Punjab, the ‘chhandd-band’ rhymed on meter Punjabi poetry is sung in loud, fast yet stretched voice without any musical instruments somewhat similar to tarannum and is called Kavishri. Poetrj 31 December Babu ji went to Pakistan but his soul always wandered in Malwa and he wrote hundreds of poems on his separation from his beloved people rajag places.

His poems are still sung by hundreds of Kavishars in Punjab who claim with pride that they are shagirds of Babu Rajab Ali. Although, he was fluent in Punjabi and Urdu and knew some of PersianArabic and Englishhis poetry only in Punjabi expressing his love for Punjab and Punjabi. Babu ji passed away on to the next world on May 6th,singing songs of Punjabi and longing for seeing his village Sahoke of his childhood and youth again. Canals were being laid all poetdy Punjab in those days and whole landscape was changing, and that was probably first and last time when the word Babu ji was respected with praise and thankfulness in rural Punjab.

Retrieved from ” https: The breadth of the poetgy chosen indicates how open hearted and secular poet Babu Rajab Ali was. Babh Rajab Ali worked as an overseer in irrigation department all his life and was affectionately called Babu ji by people. He worked as an overseer in Irrigation department.


Inafter the independencehe had to leave his beloved village of Sahokehis admirers, his students and his family history of hundred years and migrated to Pakistan. Retrieved 31 Dec Archived from the original on 26 April Kavishari is usually sung during melas, weddingsdiwaans religious concertsmehfils and other celebrations. He visited the East Punjab in the March His uncle Haji Ratan was a nice Kavishar too.

Use dmy dates from February Articles with hCards Articles containing Punjabi-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Views Read Edit View history. Babu ji is a pride of Punjabi language and will live forever in hearts of Punjabis. An article on Babu Rajab Ali in Punjabi language. Joga Singh Jogi is one of the most famous kavishars of Majha.

Babu ji went to primary school in the neighboring village of BaNbeeha and then to high school in Moga and passed his matriculation in from Barjindra High School, Faridkot. The people who write and sing kavishari are known as kavishars Punjabi: Later on he graduated with diploma in civil engineeringcommonly known as Overseeri in Punjab those days, from an engineering school in Alo district.

Babu Rajab Ali Punjabi: I believe it was sweetness of language in Babu Rajab Ali’s poetry and personality that changed the meanings of phrase ‘Babu ji’ forever. Babu Rxjab Ali in Gurmukhi.

Later on poeetry graduated with a diploma in Civil Engineering, commonly known as Overseeri in Punjabi during those days, from an engineering school in Gujraat district.

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