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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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. Bapu Bali Singh is considered to be the father of the kavishari of Majha. Later on he graduated with diploma in civil engineeringcommonly known as Overseeri in Punjab those days, from an engineering petry in Gujrat district. His poems are still sung by hundreds of Kavishars in Punjab who claim with pride that they are shagirds of Babu Rajab Ali.

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

Retrieved 31 December 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. Interestingly, most of his kissas related to Alk heroes and figures were written during his life in Pakistan.

In the region a “Chhand-Baddh” kavita poetry is sung faster in a loud vabu stretched voice without any musical instruments known as kavishari. He worked throughout Punjab and also near Peshawar, as a result he was well-traveled person by the standards of that time. He was the captain of the cricket team of his school. Kavisharior Kavishri, Punjabi: 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.


An article on Babu Rajab Ali in Punjabi language. Kavishars Punjabi-language singers Punjabi-language lyricists Punjabi people births deaths 20th-century singers. Babu Ji died on 6 junea,i songs and longing to alj his beloved people and village again. Babu ji of Punjabis Jagjit Sandhu.

Babu Rajab Ali – Wikipedia

The people who write and sing Kavishri in Punjabi melas, diwaans, mehfils, weddings etc are called Kavishar. Joga Singh Jogi is one of the most famous kavishars of Majha. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat 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 and places. Retrieved 25 Feb Retrieved 31 Dec His love for Punjab and Punjabi was unconditional banu not bound by walls of religions or nationalities.

He had his primary schooling from a neighbouring village of Banbihathen high schooling in Moga and passed matriculation in from Barjindra High SchoolFaridkot. Babu Rajab Ali in Roman. Views Read Edit View history. Babu ji is a pride of Punjabi language and will live forever in hearts of Punjabis. 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 hundreds of years rjaab leave for Pakistan.


Babu Rajab Ali

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. Babu Rajab Ali worked as an overseer in irrigation department all his life and was affectionately called Babu ji by people.

His father’s name was Mian Dhamaali Khan and his mother’s name was Jiyooni. Kavishari is usually sung during melas, weddingsdiwaans religious concertsmehfils and other celebrations.

Babu Rajab Sahit Sadhan. 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.

Use dmy dates from February Articles with hCards Articles containing Punjabi-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February 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.

Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original on 26 April Babu Rajab Ali Punjabi: He visited the East Punjab in the March Babu Rajab Ali in Gurmukhi. His uncle Haji Ratan was a nice Kavishar too.

The people who write and sing kavishari are known as kavishars Punjabi: Canals were being laid all throughout 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.