Sir Muhammad Iqbal, also known as Allama Iqbal was a Philosopher, Poet and Politician in British India who was born on 9th November 1877 and died on 21st April 1938. Allama Iqbal one of the greatest poets of all time whose poetry initiated a revolution that led to an independent country for Muslims. He is considered one of the most important figures in Urdu literature, with literally work in both Urdu and Persian languages.
He needs no introduction, was a man with the vision of Pakistan, a man who gave birth to the idea of Pakistan as an independent state for the very first time. He was also called as Muslim Philosophical thinker of modern time. He is known as Shair-e-Mushriq meaning poet of the east. He is also called Muffakir-e-Pakistan and Hakeem-ul-Ummat. His words and Actions reflects his personality, he was a pioneer of Urdu poetry even today his poetry is an inspiration for youth of Pakistan.
The microblogging platform Twitter is flooded with the messages of respect and reverence for Iqbal as his name trends on social media site.
Iqbal words had the power to move the whole Muslim Ummah. The west remember Iqbal for his ideological beliefs and majical poetry, a street named 'Iqbal-e-ufer' is situated in Heidelberg, Germany to commemorate his stay there.
International Iqbal society in collaboration with Lahore Arts Council invites you to celebrate 140th Birthday of Allama Muhammad Iqbal in Lahore, an event where you will get a chance to learn esteemed Iqbal scholors and listen to renowned poets praising Allama Iqbal with their poetry. Moreover, there are some phenomenal performances of Kalam e Iqbal. The event is free for all get yourself registered by filling the following form: