The 143rd birth anniversary of Allama Muhammad Iqbal, the poet of the East, is being celebrated with devotion and respect across the country today.
Allama Iqbal was born on November 9, 1877, in Sialkot to Sheikh Noor Muhammad. His parents named him Muhammad Iqbal. On the occasion of the birthday of Allama Iqbal, the Pakistan Air Force has released a new song Shaheen and Mahi, and paid homage to him. According to the spokesman of Pakistan Air Force, this song has been released on the occasion of Iqbal Day by the Public Relations Department of Pakistan Air Force.
According to a Pakistan Air Force spokesman, the song not only pays homage to the poet of the East but also highlights Allama Iqbal's vision for air border guards. The song is sung by renowned singer Zeb Bangash and the music is composed by Sarmad Ghafoor. Allama Iqbal received his early education in Sialkot and passed Matriculation from Mission High School and FA examination from Murray College Sialkot.
He was also born here with a passion for poetry and his early teacher Maulvi Mir Hassan was instrumental in promoting this passion. His famous Allahabad presidential address in 1930 is historic, in which he introduced the concept of Pakistan. With the vision, you put forward and the tireless efforts of Quaid-e-Azam, the country became independent and Pakistan came into being.
But before the independence of Pakistan, Allama passed away on April 21, 1938. However, as a great poet and thinker, the nation will always be grateful to him. Who created a new hope of living among the Muslims of the subcontinent by presenting the concept of Pakistan.
The poet of the East, Allama Iqbal, had a sensitive heart and mind. His poetry is living poetry that will always be a beacon for Muslims.