Lahore: The seventy-eight death anniversary of national poet and philosopher Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal is being observed today to acknowledge his services for Muslims of sub-continent.
Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born in Sialkot on November 9, 1877. He is also recognised as national poet, and known as MuffakirePakistan, ShaireMashriq and Hakeemul Ummat.
Allama Muhammad Iqbal is also considered one of the most important figures in literature with literary works in both Persian and Urdu languages.
Religious, social and political organizations are organizing functions, meetings and seminars to pay rich tribute to Dr. Muhammad Iqbal, who mobilized the Muslims of sub-continent through his poetry for an independent Islamic state.