Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi said Allama Iqbal through his poetry has given a message of freedom and conscience to Muslims in the subcontinent and an uplifting message for the youth.
In a message on the occasion of Iqbal Day on Twitter, the Chief Minister wrote that Allama Iqbal set the direction of the nation and took the quaid-e-Azam caravan to the destination. “On the birth anniversary of the Poet of the East, Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Punjab and the people of Punjab salute his greatness,” he said.
نے اپنی شاعری سے برصغیر کے مسلمانوں کو آزادی کا شعوردیا علامہ اقبال ؒ نے قوم کی have only علامہ اقبالؒ نے اپنی شاعری سے نوجوانوں کیلئے بھی فکر انگیگیا#AllamaIqbal
— Ch Parvez Elahi (@ChParvezElahi) November 9, 2022
Pervez Elahi said that Allama Iqbal performed a valuable duty of intellectual guidance to Muslims in the subcontinent, he was not only a poet but also a reformer and a non-believer. He added that Allama Iqbal encouraged the youth to live like Shaheen, teaching self-reliance for the nation is a great boon of Allama Iqbal.
The Chief Minister of Punjab further said that following the philosophy of self-determination is the best way to express love for Allama Iqbal.
He also said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Imran Khan was conveying Allama Iqbal’s message.