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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Babu Rajab Ali

Kavisharior Kavishri, Punjabi: His uncle Haji Ratan was a nice Kavishar too. Babu Rajab Ali Punjabi: His poems are still sung by hundreds of Kavishars in Punjab who claim with pride that they are shagirds of Babu Rajab Ali. 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.

He was madly in love with Malwa and Punjabi poetry and probably at the peak of his life when one day api he had to leave his beloved bahu of Sahoke, his students, his admirers and family history of hundreds of years and leave for Pakistan. Babu Rajab Ali worked as an overseer in irrigation department all his rajah and was affectionately called Babu ji by people. His family got some land allotted in OkaaRa and settled there.

Babu Rajab Ali in Roman. He had his primary schooling from a neighbouring village of Banbihathen high schooling in Moga and passed matriculation in from Barjindra High SchoolFaridkot. 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.


Retrieved 25 Feb Bapu Bali Singh is considered to be the father of the kavishari of Majha. The breadth of the subjects chosen indicates how open hearted and secular poet Babu Rajab Ali was. Kavishars Punjabi-language singers Punjabi-language lyricists Punjabi people births deaths 20th-century singers.

Babu Rajab Sahit Sadhan. Babu Rajab Ali in Gurmukhi.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This arjab was last edited on 4 Decemberat He worked as an overseer in Irrigation department. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Interestingly, most of his kissas related to Hindu heroes and figures were written during his life in Pakistan. Later on he graduated with diploma in civil engineeringcommonly known as Overseeri in Punjab those days, from an engineering school in Gujrat district. Joga Singh Jogi is one of the most famous kavishars of Majha.

Babu Rajab Ali’s Punjabi Poetry in Roman Script

Archived from the original on 26 April His love for Punjab and Punjabi was unconditional and not bound by walls of religions or nationalities. An article on Babu Rajab Ali in Punjabi language. Inafter the gajabhe had to leave his beloved village rrajab Sahokehis admirers, his students and his family history of hundred years and migrated to Pakistan.

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

The people who write and sing kavishari are known as kavishars Punjabi: Views Read Edit View history. Use dmy dates from February Articles with hCards Articles containing Punjabi-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February In the rjaab a “Chhand-Baddh” kavita poetry is sung faster in a loud yet stretched voice without any musical instruments known as kavishari.


The people who write and sing Kavishri in Punjabi melas, diwaans, mehfils, weddings etc are called Kavishar. He was the captain of the cricket team of his school.

Babu Ji died on 6 junesinging songs and longing to see his beloved people and village again. 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.

His father’s name was Mian Dhamaali Khan and his mother’s name was Jiyooni. Canals were being laid all throughout Rajba 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 31 Dec Babu ji went to primary school in the neighboring village of BaNbeeha and then to high school in Moga and babk his matriculation in from Barjindra High School, Faridkot.