Pakistan News / Iqbal Day > Pakistani Nation will observed Iqbal day on 9th November in the commemorate the 135th birth anniversary of Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal with traditional zeal across the country on Friday.
Government also announced the Public Holiday on the Iqbal Day while the day will also witness change of guard at his mausoleum in Lahore.
Political leaders, government officials and people from all walks of life will pay tribute by visiting the poet’s mausoleum and offering Fateha.
The nation will pay special tribute for his vision of a separate homeland for Muslims of the sub-continent.
Born on November 9, 1877 in Sialkot, Dr. Iqbal was a great representative of the subcontinent and one of the main exponents of the Pakistan Movement.
Called the Sufi poet of the modern age he was a man of great ideas – dynamic, romantic, provocative and profound. Iqbal was both a great poet, serious thinker and philosopher, who infused a revolutionary spirit in the Muslim youth of the subcontinent at the time through his poetry.
Iqbal’s poetry has been translated in Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, English including several other languages.