Babu Rajab Ali’s Punjabi Poetry in Roman Script. 26 likes. Book. 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. Description. Author: Sukhwinder SINGH Suttantar, Pages: Kissea of Rajab Ali Babu Razab Ali Ji Diya Chounviya KavitavaApril 12, Similar post.

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Babu Rajab Ali – Wikipedia

Retrieved 25 Feb 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. Babu Rajab Ali in Gurmukhi.

He had his primary schooling rajah a neighbouring village of Banbihathen high schooling in Moga and passed matriculation in from Barjindra High SchoolFaridkot. Inafter the independencehe had to leave his beloved village of Sahokehis admirers, his students and his babi history of hundred years and migrated to Pakistan. The people who write and sing kavishari are known as kavishars Punjabi: Babu ji of Punjabis Jagjit Sandhu. Kavisharior Kavishri, Punjabi: He was the captain of the cricket team of his school.

Babu ji is a pride of Punjabi language and will live forever in hearts of Punjabis. Kavishari is usually sung during melas, weddingsdiwaans religious concertsmehfils and other celebrations. His uncle Haji Ratan was a nice Kavishar too. Archived from the original on 26 April Retrieved 31 December He worked as an overseer in Irrigation department. This page was last edited on 19 Septemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. An article on Babu Rajab Ali in Punjabi language.

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

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Babu Rajab Ali De Kisse. 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. Babu ji gajab 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.

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 Rajab Sahit Sadhan. The breadth of the subjects chosen indicates how open hearted and secular poet Babu Rajab Ali was.

He visited the East Punjab in the March Babu Rajab Ali in Roman. Bapu Bali Singh is considered to be the father pietry the kavishari of Majha.

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. His poems are still sung by hundreds of Kavishars in Punjab who claim with pride that they are shagirds of Babu Rajab Ali.

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


His family got some land allotted in OkaaRa and settled there. 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. Retrieved 31 Dec Babu Rajab Ali Punjabi: Pages using infobox person with unknown parameters Articles with hCards Articles containing Punjabi-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Use dmy dates from February Joga Singh Jogi is one of the most famous kavishars of Majha.

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

Babu Rajab Ali

Babi on he graduated with diploma in civil engineeringcommonly known as Overseeri in Punjab those days, from an engineering school in Gujrat district. Views Read Edit View history.

In the region a “Chhand-Baddh” kavita poetry is sung faster in a loud yet stretched voice without any musical instruments known as kavishari.