Significance of 9th November – Iqbal Day

Allama Muhammad Iqbal was burn on 9th November 1877 in the famous city of Sialkot. Allama Muhammad Iqbal is our national poet. Allama Muhammad Iqbal is a world famous philosopher, poet and thinker. His poetry is admired all over the world now in many universities PhD programs are offered in his poetry.  On the birthday of Allama Iqbal general holiday is observed all over the Pakistan every year. Allama Iqbal presented the two nation theory and predicted the creation of a Muslim state. The object of his poetry varies from nationalistic to patriotic and from religious to Islamic philosophy. Undoubtedly Iqbal is the greatest poet of the 20th century. The vision of Iqbal poetry is unique. Most of his poetry and writings are about revival of Islam and Muslims. He was a great politician and was very active in Muslim League in 1930 in his presidential address to the Muslim league he presented the idea of Muslim state consists of Northern India for the Muslims of Sub-continent. His writings inspired the Muslims of Sub-continent to get rid from slavery of British and Hindus. His poetry motivated the Muslims to get a separate Muslims state where they can perform religious activities freely and spread the message of Islam. He was a professional lawyer but he gained worldwide reputation as poetry. Iqbal was a Muslim activist His Islamic and political ideology was not just for the Muslims of Sub-continent but he was a source of inspiration for the Muslims of entire world. The purpose of celebrating Iqbal day is to pay homage to tribute to our national poet. Different programs, workshops and seminars are conducted on9th November to introduce the new generation with the vision and poetry of Allama Iqbal. He was deeply concerned about the miserly of Muslims he motivated them through his poetry to get back their lost glory. He stressed on the unity of Muslims world. He gives the message to the Muslims to act upon the teachings of Islam and Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H). His writings are source of inspiration especially for the youth. There is need to introduce the young generation of the teachings of our national poet. More and more seminars and programs in schools and colleges must be conduct to update the knowledge of new generation about the ideology of Allama Muahmmad Iqbal.

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