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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Kavishari is usually sung during melas, weddingsdiwaans religious concertsmehfils and other celebrations. Babu Ji died on 6 junesinging songs and longing to see his beloved people and village again.

Babu ji is a pride of Punjabi language and will live forever in hearts of Punjabis. His father’s name was Mian Dhamaali Khan and his mother’s name was Jiyooni. Retrieved 31 Dec Joga Singh Jogi is one of the most famous kavishars of Majha.

An article on Babu Rajab Ali in Punjabi language. Babu Rajab Ali De Kisse. Later on he graduated with diploma in civil engineeringcommonly known as Overseeri in Punjab those days, from an engineering school in Gujrat district. He had his primary schooling from a neighbouring village of Banbihathen high schooling in Moga and passed matriculation in from Barjindra High SchoolFaridkot.

Babu ji of Punjabis Jagjit Sandhu. His uncle Haji Ratan was a nice Kavishar too. The breadth of the subjects chosen indicates how open hearted and secular poet Babu Rajab Ali was.

Use dmy dates from February Articles with hCards Articles containing Punjabi-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Later on he graduated with a diploma in Civil Engineering, commonly known as Overseeri in Punjabi during those days, from an engineering school in Gujraat district. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His poems are still sung by hundreds of Rajsb in Punjab who claim with pride that they are shagirds of Babu Rajab Ali.


Kavisharior Kavishri, Punjabi: His family got some land allotted in OkaaRa and settled there.

Babu Rajab Ali

Retrieved 25 Feb Bapu Bali Singh is considered to be the father of the kavishari of Majha. Interestingly, most of his kissas related to Hindu heroes and figures 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 Babuu, his students, his admirers and alli history of hundreds of years and leave for Pakistan.

He worked as an overseer in Irrigation department. Retrieved from ” https: He worked throughout Punjab and also near Peshawar, as a result he was well-traveled person by the standards of that time.

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. His love for Punjab and Punjabi was unconditional and rauab bound by tajab of religions or nationalities. In the region a “Chhand-Baddh” kavita poetry is sung faster in a loud yet stretched voice without any musical instruments known as rakab.

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.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

Babu Rajab Sahit Sadhan. Canals were being laid all throughout Punjab in those days and whole landscape was changing, and that was probably first and poetrh time when the word Babu ji was respected with praise and thankfulness in rural Punjab.


Kavishars Punjabi-language singers Punjabi-language lyricists Punjabi people births deaths 20th-century singers. He visited the East Punjab in the March Babu Rajab Ali worked as an overseer in irrigation department all his life and was affectionately called Babu ji by people. Archived from the original on 26 April Originally started in Malwa, this tradition of Punjabi poetry and singing has spread throughout Punjab although majority of the Kavishar s to this day has been from Malwa.

Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited zli 4 Decemberat 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 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.

Babu Rajab Ali’s Punjabi Poetry in Roman Script

The people who write and sing kavishari are known as kavishars Punjabi: Babu Rajab Ali in Gurmukhi. Retrieved 31 December Babu ji went to pletry 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 Kavishri in Punjabi melas, diwaans, mehfils, weddings etc are called Kavishar.

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