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Iqbal Day
یوم اقبال
Official name Iqbal Day
Also called Yōm-e Welādat-e Muḥammad Iqbāl
Observed by  Pakistan
Type National holiday
Date 9 November
Next time 9 November 2014 (2014-11-09)
Frequency annual

Iqbal Day (Urdu: یوم اقبال‎) – (Yōm-e Iqbāl) is the birthday of Muhammad Iqbal on 9 November and is a public holiday in Pakistan.[1] Iqbal is known as Muslim philosopher and great poet and considered most important figure in the Urdu literature. He is widely admired by the Pakistani, Indian, Iranian and Turk poets.[2]


Iqbal day is organized and celebrated on 9 November around the whole world to tribute to Iqbal, the "Poet of the East" every year.[2][3] Iqbal was born on 9 November 1877 in Sialkot, within the Punjab Province of British India (now in Pakistan). He died on 21 April 1938 in Lahore, Punjab, British India. The Pakistan government officially declared him the national poet.[4][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "National Holiday November 9". Brecorder.com. 2010-11-06. Retrieved 2012-01-24. 
  2. ^ a b "Seminar on Allama Iqbal held at Preston University". Preston.Edu.PK. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  3. ^ "Literary symposium held on Iqbal Day in US". Geo.TV. 2011-04-26. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  4. ^ "Allama Iqbal’s 73rd death anniversary observed with reverence". Pakistan Today. 2011-04-21. Retrieved 2012-08-14. 
  5. ^ "Iqbal". Iqbal Academy Pakistan. Retrieved 2012-08-14. 

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:56:15 -0700

Islamia school hosts Iqbal Day. Srinagar, Apr 21: In connection with Iqbal(RA) Day, Anjuman-e-Farog Elm-O-Adab organized a function at historic Islamia Higher Secondary School, Rajouri Kadal. A handout said: “A book on Iqbal by Dr Reyaz Tawheedi was ...
Rising Kashmir
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:19:17 -0700

Srinagar, April 19: The School of Legal Studies, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) celebrated Iqbal Day at its Zainakote academic campus, today. On this occasion, Justice (Rtd) B. A. Kirmani was the chief guest who delivered a lecture to the students ...
Rising Kashmir
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:18:28 -0700

Srinagar, April 19: To commemorate Allama Iqbal`s 76th death anniversary, Iqbal Institute of Culture and Philosophy, University of Kashmir (KU) is organizing 'Iqbal Day' on April 22 (Tuesday) at KU`s Ibn-i-Khuldoon auditorium. Renowned expert on ...

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The Nation
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:52:30 -0700

LAHORE - The 76th death anniversary of national poet Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal will be observed today (Monday) to acknowledge his services for floating the idea of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent. Allama Iqbal was born in ...
Associated Press of Pakistan
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:54:18 -0700

ISLAMABAD, Apr 16 (APP): An annual one-day seminar was organized by the Urdu Department of Al-Azhar University's Girls Branch, Cairo, titled as 'The Literary creations of Allama Muhammad Iqbal: A contemporary Study' on April 8, 2014, to celebrate Iqbal ...
The News International
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:22:30 -0700

... Cartoon Kahani, Motorway Police Desk, Book Ambassadors Conference, Iqbal Day Special, Live with Legends, Humour Therapy, Book Anthem, Book Castle, Bookstalls, Overseas Pakistani Writers Corner, Readers Club, Model Library, Book Flag Hoisting, ...
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:04:02 -0700

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:41:15 -0700

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