Saturday, 7 March 2015

Allama Iqbal

Allama Iqbal

Iqbal is an important member of the muslim leader who preach muslim separatism of the collapse of the muslim rule in subcontinent. He was one of the greatest urdu and Persian poets after ghalib. He also wrote treatises attemping for construct a philosophy out of Islamic scriptures and was an intellectual  perse.

He was born on 9th Nov 1877 at sailkot. His grandfather sheikh Muhammad rafiq. His parents sheikh nor and imam bibi. His brother ata Muhammad .  iqbal’s initial education was in tradition school. One of his teacher was sayyid mir Hassan, the famous oriental scholar. He learn Urdu, Arabic and Persian them.

He join the sailkot mission school to pass matriculation the he join gov college Lahore for BA . he get master’s degree in philosophy in 1899.
Iqbal attend the second and third round table conference in 1931 and 1932.

He remained as the president of provincial Muslim league of Punjab though he could not take active part in its activities. He regularly corresponded with MA jinah expressing his views about the political development in subcontinent. In a letter to Jinnah in 1937 he wrote “The construction of a polity on Indian national lines. If it means the displacement of the Islamic principle of solidarity is simply unthinkable to a Muslim.

He died in Lahore of 21 April 1938 at the age of sixty one and was buried  in the background of Badshahi mosque built bu Aurangzeb.