Thursday, February 16, 2012
Allama Iqbal (Summary)
Thursday, February 16, 2012 by Faizan Bhatti
Tags: English - Class 9
Poet of the east Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born on
9th November 1877 in . He received his early education in his native town. He passed M.A from Sialkot in 1899. In that year he was appointed as a professor in Arabic in Oriental college university of Punjab . He served as professor till 1905. Then left for Lahore for higher studies. In London he received law degree. After that he received Ph.D degree from London on his work in Persian philosophy. For that he is known as Dr. Muhammad Iqbal. Germany
Allama Iqbal was not only a great poet ut also a great philosopher. He was well versed in eastern as well as western philosophy. He spent much part of his life in study of Islam. He also took part in active politics. He bcame member of
Punjab legislative council from 1926 to 1929. He was elected President of the All India Muslim League Punjab. In 1930 he presided over the session of the All India Muslim League. On this occasion he made a clear demand for separate state of Muslims in Allahabad South Asia. He directed all his efforts towards achievement of this goal.
Allama Iqbal was held in great estecm by Quaid-e-Azam. Time and again he took advices from him. Allama Iqbal died in 1938. But the Muslim state proposed by him came into being on
14th August 1947.
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