139th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal tomorrow

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SIALKOT, Nov 8 (APP): The 139th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal
would be observed with traditional zeal and fervour at Iqbal Manzil Sialkot (the birthplace of the poet of East) on Wednesday, November 9.
The Day will dawn with special prayers in the mosques for the
peace, national integrity, prosperity and development of the country.
Iqbal Manzil’s caretaker Syed Riaz Hussain Naqvi said that the
main birthday cake cutting ceremony would be held at the Iqbal Manzil where people from all walks of life will participate.
On Tuesday, a large number of people including the students of different schools and colleges and their teachers visited the Iqbal Manzil where Kalaam e Iqbal and speech contests were held.
An art gallery captioned “Iqbal Khatoot Key Aainey Mein” has also been established to display 22 old letters besides, displaying more rare books on Iqbaliyat and pictures of Allama Iqbal, his parents and family member as well.
Incharge Iqbal Manzil Sialkot Syed Riaz Hussain Naqvi said that
these letters of Allama Iqbal were rare and unrevealed, which had been written by Allama Iqbal to his family members and friends as well. These letters were donated to Iqbal Manzil Sialkot by some close relatives of Allama Iqbal and his fans in Pakistan and even in abroad.
In their statement, Principal Govt. Murray College Sialkot Prof. Javaid Akhtar Billah, Dr. Farhat Saleemi (Vice Chancellor Govt. College Women University GCWU Sialkot), Iqbaliyat expert Prof. Khawaja Ejaz Butt and others paid homage to Allama Iqbal.