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Sir Muhammad Iqbal was a famous poet, leader and philosopher of undivided India

Sir Muhammad Iqbal was a famous poet, leader and philosopher of undivided India
  • Sir Muhammad Iqbal (Life: 9 November 1877 - 21 April 1938) was a famous poet, leader and philosopher of undivided India. Their poetry in Urdu and Persian is counted among the best poetry of modern times.
  • Iqbal's grandfather was Sahv Sapru, a Hindu Kashmiri Pandit who later came to Sialkot. 
  • His major works are: Asrar-e-Khudhi, Rumuz-e-Bakhudi and Bang-e-Dara, in which patriotic Tarana-e-Hind (saare jahan se achha) is included. Their poetry written in Persian is very famous in Iran and Afghanistan, where they are called Iqbal-e-Lahore. They have written a lot on the religious and political philosophy of Islam.
  • Iqbal had first raised the idea of partition of India and establishment of Pakistan. In the 1930s led by these, the Muslim League first raised the demand for partition of India. After this, he inspired Jinnah to join the Muslim League and worked with him to establish Pakistan. They are considered the nationalists in Pakistan. 
  • They are also called Alama Iqbal (scholar Iqbal), Muffekir-e-Pakistan (thinker of Pakistan), Shair-e-Mascherq (Shaw of the East) and Hakim-ul-Umat (scholar of Umma).

Related Question:-

Q.1 When Sir Muhammad Iqbal was born?
A. 9 December 1875
B. 10 August 1879
C. 19 October 1880
D. 9 November 1877
Ans: 9 November 1877

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