Every year Iqbal day organized on 9 November. Allama Iqbal is famous for the poet of the east. Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born on 9 November 1977 in Sialkot. His father Sheikh Noor Muhammad was a tailor and imam Bibi his mother. He was a genius child and learned Arabic from Syed mir Hassan, at the age of four he was admitted to the masjid to learn the Holy Quran.
He studied at the University of Cambridge after that he traveled to London for law education. Allama Iqbal did the Doctor of Philosophy degree from Ludwig Maximilian University in Germany. He had completed his Ph.D in 1908 and began to start Poetry in the Persian and URDU language. On the other hand, he had a keen desire for Poetry.
Shair e Mashriq:
Allama Iqbal had the knowledge of ocean about poetry. His poetry is being taught in school, college, and university, even students, can’t pass MA Urdu without Iqbal’s Poetry. His poetry is full of logic and Philosophy; no ordinary person can understand his level of poetry’s messages. With the help of Poetry, he had motivated the Muslims. There is the following famous piece of poetry of Iqbal:
- Shikwa and Jawab
- Rumuz e Bekhudi
- Lab pe aati hai dua
- Iblees ki Majlis-e-shura
- Gift from Hijaz
Except for these, there is a lot of poetry material of Iqbal available in the world of poetry.
Public Holiday in Pakistan on Iqbal day 2020:
There is no Iqbal public holiday in 2020. All business, school, college, universities, and government offices remain open on 9 November.
How do people celebrate Iqbal day?
The way of celebration on the occasion of the Iqbal day is very formal. Many people go to the tomb of Sir Muhammad Iqbal for Fatiha. Numerous people listen and read the remarkable poetry of Iqbal on 9 November.
Allama Iqbal had a different mind; his way of thinking was different from others. He had changed the mind of the Muslims. In addition, his messages of poetry are incredible. It should be noted, and whenever we read and listen to Iqbal’s poetry, our mind picks the strength to do any right things. Moreover, he covered all the necessary motivation, which is essential for progress in the world. On the other hand, every lover of Iqbal celebrates Iqbal day with zeal and zest. But, it is not enough to read the poetry of Iqbal. We have to follow the proper guideline as well.
Contribution of Iqbal:
Allama Muhammad Iqbal, a poet-philosopher, is one of those great thinkers who left a legacy behind, followed by those in the West, in particular. Furthermore, a fascinating approach should be his reconciliation in interacting with the West and the Islamic world. In spite of Sir Iqbal creates the desire for a separate homeland in the Muslims through his powerful poetry.