SIALKOT: Nation is celebrating 136th birthday of ‘Poet of the East’ Allama Iqbal across the country today, SAMAA reports.
It is public holiday in the country for celebrating 136th birthday over great leader and great ‘Poet of East’ Allama Iqbal this day.
All educational institutes and government offices will remain closed and many gatherings will be organized in different parts of the country to pay tribute to Allama Iqbal on this special day.
Iqbal Manzil, the birth place and native house of Allama Iqbal, has been decorated beautifully with colorful electric lights in Sialkot.
Many social and political personalities of Sialkot will hold meetings at various spots of Sialkot on ‘Iqbal Day’ to recall great work and services of unique poet and leader of the Muslims of the sub-continent in freedom movement for an independent country for them.
People from all walks of life will visit mausoleum of Allama Iqbal in Lahore to express their love and care for their great leader on his birthday. SAMAA