Jogi Allah Yaar Khan

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Haqeem Mirza Jogi Allah Yaar Khan was a Muslim sufi shaayar.

He wrote Shaheedan e Wafa and Ganj-e-Shaheedan which are great poetic work on the martyrdom of two younger and two elder sahibzadey of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

His ancestors were from Deccan, but he was settled in Anarkali, Lahore.

He used to wear royal Achkan n Salwar, was tall, strong built, small moustache and khaskhasi beard. All in all looked like an Iranian mir.

He was well versed in Persian, Urdu and Hindi.

He was a known figure in Sikh circles.

He himself used to sing Shaheedan e Wafa and Ganj-e-Shaheedan that he had written in mixed language on different occasions at Chamkaur Sahib, Nankana Sahib, Sirhind etc during Jor-Melas. He moved the crowds with his oratory skills.

His two works Shaheedan e Wafa and Ganj-e-Shaheedan were famous as 'marasiyan de band' and were very much popular in Punjab.



Source: Shaheedan e Wafa, by Jogi Allah yaar Khan, Bhasha Vibhag (Punjab), Patiala