Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani and the Hurriyet forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq paid rich tributes to ‘Poet of the East’. Allama Mohammad Iqbal on his death anniversary.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar, paying tributes to Allama Iqbal, said that he was a legendary scholar, a thinker and a prominent poet with missionary spirit. Muslims particularly those of the subcontinent are indebted to this great poet for his invaluable services to Islam, he added.

He said his ever-relevant works which are the essence of Islam and the voice of freedom fighters serve a parameter for our youth. “I since long had decided to translate his message in Urdu and now the third volume “Rooh-e Deen Ka Shanasa” will be released on April 23.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar, paying glowing tributes to the great philosopher, thinker and poet of the East, Dr Muhammad Allama Iqbal on his 79th death anniversary, said that Allama had not only a distinguished status among the poets and philosophers of his time but his poetry was of cosmic nature and full of the concept of ego (Khudi) as well as the realization of the creator of the universe. His poetry has always played a guiding role for whole Ummah, he added.

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