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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Retrieved 31 Dec The people who write and sing Kavishri in Punjabi melas, diwaans, mehfils, weddings etc are called Kavishar.

His love for Punjab and Babj was unconditional and not bound by walls of religions or nationalities. 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. He was the captain of the cricket team of his school.

He worked as an overseer in Irrigation department. Retrieved 31 December Interestingly, most of his kissas related to Hindu heroes and figures were written during his life in Pakistan.

WHITEWASHING HISTORY: Babu Rajab Ali: the Man in the Dock

Later on he graduated with diploma in civil engineeringcommonly known as Overseeri in Punjab those days, from an engineering school in Gujrat district. Retrieved 25 Feb 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 and leave for Pakistan.

Joga Singh Jogi is one of the most famous kavishars of Majha. Babu Rajab Ali De Kisse. 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 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.


An article on Babu Rajab Ali in Punjabi language. Babu Rajab Ali Punjabi: Babu Rajab Sahit Sadhan.

Bapu Bali Singh is considered to be the father of the kavishari of Majha. The breadth of the subjects rakab indicates how open hearted and secular poet Babu Rajab Ali was.

Babu Rajab Ali – Wikipedia

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. He worked throughout Punjab and also near Peshawar, as a result he was well-traveled person by the standards of that time. Kavishari is aali sung during melas, weddingsdiwaans religious concertsmehfils and other celebrations.

Babu rajaab 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 in Roman. Use dmy dates from February Articles with hCards Articles containing Punjabi-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Babu Rajab Ali baub as an overseer in irrigation department all his life ooetry was affectionately called Babu ji by people.

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 from ” https: Babu ji of Punjabis Jagjit Sandhu. The people who write and sing kavishari are known as kavishars Punjabi: This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat His father’s name was Mian Poetrj Khan and his mother’s name was Jiyooni. His uncle Haji Ratan was a nice Kavishar too.


Babu ji is a pride of Punjabi language and will live forever in hearts of Punjabis. Views Read Edit View history.

Although, he was fluent wli Punjabi and Urdu and knew some of PersianArabic and Englishhis poetry only in Punjabi expressing his love for Punjab and Punjabi. His family got some land allotted in OkaaRa and settled there.

Babu Rajab Ali

He had his primary schooling from a neighbouring village of Banbihathen high schooling in Moga and passed matriculation in from Barjindra High SchoolFaridkot. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

He visited baabu East Punjab in the March 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 Ji died on 6 junesinging songs and longing to see his beloved people and village again.

Babu Rajab Ali in Gurmukhi. Kavisharior Kavishri, Punjabi: Canals were being fajab all throughout Punjab rajqb 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.