The 83rd anniversary of the death of revolutionary poet and philosopher Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal is being observed on Wednesday (today).
Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born in Sialkot on November 9, 1877 and was a great leader of the subcontinent and one of the major exponents of the Pakistan Movement.
He received his early education from the Scottish Mission School Sialkot and graduated from the prestigious Government College Lahore in 1897.
Moreover, through attaining scholarship from Trinity College in Cambridge, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1906.
His notable work includes Asrar-e-Khudi, Payam- i-Mashriq, Bang-i-Dara, Bal-i-Jibril, Zarb-i-Kalim and Armughan-e-Hijaz.
After suffering for months from his illness, Iqbal died in Lahore on 21 April 1938. His tomb is located in Hazuri Bagh, the enclosed garden between the entrance of the Badshahi Mosque and the Lahore Fort.