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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 2015 (2015-11-09)
Frequency annual

Iqbal Day (Urdu: یوم اقبال‎; Yōm-e Iqbāl) is the birthday of Muhammad Iqbal on 9 November. The day is a public holiday in Pakistan.[1] Iqbal, a poet and philosopher, was a great inspiration for the Pakistan Movement.[2]

History[edit]

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]

References[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. 

External links[edit]


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Daily Times

Daily Times
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:37:30 -0700

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif while addressing a function in connection with Independence Day at Hazoori Bagh on Friday said that poverty, unemployment and illiteracy are not country's destiny. Chief Minister Shahbaz said that golden ...

Daily Times

dunyanews.tv (press release) (blog)
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 00:43:18 -0800

In accordance to Iqbal day, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain expressed that today nation needs a man with the tolerance and determination like great Allama Iqbal. Moreover, various educational institutes would arrange special ...
 
The Nation
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:15:00 -0700

LAHORE: The Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust has planed 'Iqbal Day Celebrations' to mark the 77th death anniversary of poet-philosopher Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal. A verse completion competition will be held among the students at NPT today (Wednesday).

The News International

The News International
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:18:07 -0800

The government of Pakistan, in a notification issued on Friday, announced a public holiday on Saturday on the occasion of Iqbal Day. Hoisting of the national flag on principal government buildings throughout the country will be held while the ...
 
PakistanToday.com.pk
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 01:37:22 -0800

Today the nation is celebrating the Birth Day of Sir. Allama Dr. Muhammad Iqbal, the poet of the East, a great visionary thinker and the philosopher of Pakistan. He was a dynamic legislature and a politician whose greatest achievement was to create the ...
 
The Express Tribune
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 09:41:03 -0800

Pieces of paper were hung from tree branches which contained portions of Iqbal's writings. PHOTO: AYESHA MIR/EXPRESS. Pieces of paper were hung from tree branches which contained portions of Iqbal's writings. PHOTO. KARACHI: Remembering ...
 
The Express Tribune
Wed, 16 Nov 2011 18:29:24 -0800

A rich cultural show to highlight the ideology of Allama Muhammed Iqbal was held at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Wednesday. The performance marked the 134th birth anniversary of the national poet and philosopher who envisioned the ...
 
The Express Tribune
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 18:33:48 -0800

Regional Girl Guides House also observed Iqbal Day with national zeal and enthusiasm. Rallies were taken out and a tableau was presented on the occasion. Addressing the students, Regional Guide Sara Qazi highlighted various aspects of the life, ...
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