If iqbal were to accept the thesis of the all-indian national congress that all indians were a single nation, the muslim minority would be submerged with the hindu majority, and thus they would loose their islamic identity and hence would be permanently segregated from the rest of the muslim world. Allama mohammed iqbal (1877-1938) is perhaps the most prominent islamic visionary of the 20th century essentially a poet and philosopher from the modernist trend of islam, early in his life he was a committed indian nationalist, his work romantically political. His was a comprehensive concept which transcends territories and borders, dr mushtaq ahmad ganai writes the poet-philosopher of the east, allama iqbal believed that islam constructed nationality. Iqbal was the greatest muslim political thinker of the last century there is a general impression that although he was a great muslim philosopher and poet of the east, he had throughout his life practically disassociated himself from political struggle.
Sir allama muhammad iqbal was a bard, theorist, government official, and in addition a scholastic, lawyer and researcher in british india who is broadly viewed as having propelled the pakistan movement he is known as the “spiritual father of pakistan” he is viewed as one of the greatest. In this address, allama iqbal gave the lucid explanation of the inner feeling of the muslims of india he narrated the basic principles of the islam and loyalties of the muslims to their faith he gave the idea and concept about a separate homeland in this address because the muslim were a nation and had a right that they got the identification. Hindus and muslims are an integral part of this nation muslims so to say, were denied the right and status of a distinct and separate nation iqbal and quaid-e-azam both were alive to the.
A great philosopher and poet, allama iqbal is, on the one hand, regarded as a national poet and thinker in pakistan and, on the other, also known across the world. The concept of “momin” in islam is eloquently captured by the twentieth century poet-philosopher of muslims from the indian sub-continent, “sir” muhammad iqbal, also known as allama iqbal (1877-1938. Iqbal is a great thinker and philosopherhe gave the idea and ideology of pakistan, he motivated muslims with his poetry,pointed out their weaknesses as well as accomplishments of pasthe wrote poetry in persian and urduhis major work is zarb e kaleem, bal e jibrel and reconstruction of islamic thoughts. Muslims are separate nation allama iqbal openly negated the concept of one nation and said: “nations are based with religion not with territories so we are separate nation because we have our own ideology. When iqbal called for a muslim india, within india allama iqbal at the round table conference in 1931 iqbal never mentioned any concept for all the muslims of the sub-continent in his.
Iqbal’s islamic political ideas amna afreen concept of the two-nation theory and emphasized the separateness of the two although he was in agreement with sir sayyed in the concept of a two-nation theory, in this next quote, iqbal is against him and believed that there is no essential division between religion and politics in islam. Allama iqbal and modern turkish independence may 20, 2012 naqashbukhari leave a comment go to comments turkey was the first country to engage his attention on account of its shifting fortunes. Allama iqbal, the poet of the east, was the person who dreamed of pakistan and demanded a separate muslim state in the south east asia on the historical occasion of his presidential speech in the allahabad session of the all india muslim league.
Islamabad: the 140th birth anniversary of philosopher poet and the conceiver of idea of pakistan allama muhammad iqbal is being observed today with national spirit literary, educational, political, social and cultural organizations are arranging special programs across the country to pay homage to. It goes to allama iqbal’s credit that he initiated the idea of separation of the two communities, muslims and hindus he negated the concept of one-nation of india and emphasized on the separate and distinct national image of pakistan. Allama iqbal emphasized that the ‘ concept of mehdi’ is very important for muslim nation and this view for muslims has the weight that for cathay has musk of deer we should not fed-up from this view as the arrival of imam mehdi (as) is true.
An advocate of muslim rights, championing his ideas with pen and revolutionary concepts, iqbal's word and work are still quite relevant in the present day pakistani nation loves him and his literature will remain in our memories. A future — and that was iqbal’s most cherished vision — in which ali muslims would form an indivisible community, united in the belief that their religion, the religion of islam — and here i may be permitted to quote iqbal once again — that their religion, i e islam is not a departmental affair. Iqbal has stressed upon the fact that, the main concept that unites all muslims of diverse social, linguistic, ethnic, territorial, and other backgrounds into one unified and open-ended community.
Sir muhammad iqbal: sir muhammad iqbal, poet and philosopher, known for his influential efforts to direct his fellow muslims in british-administered india toward the establishment of a separate muslim state, an aspiration that was eventually realized in the country of pakistan he was knighted in 1922 iqbal was born. Allama iqbal: causes of muslim disunity (part one) the renowned philosopher, academic and orientalist t arnold famously said regarding his pupil allama muhammad iqbal that “iqbal is a man of his age, a man ahead of his age and a man at war with his age.
Islamic polity, according to iqbal, is based on unity of god (tauḥīd) hence it demands a complete loyalty to the almighty and not to the earthly thrones in the reconstruction of religious thought in islam, iqbal says: it demands loyalty to god, not to thrones and since god is the ultimate. Events in the late 1920s and 1930s led muslims to begin to think that their destiny might be in a separate state, a concept that developed into the. It is important to understand the ideology of pakistan in the light of the statements of quaid-e-azam maj and allama muhammad iqbalwe will be talking about the concept of two nation theory and the concept of muslims as a nation in the light of the statements made by these two great leaders. Allama iqbal defined the muslims of india as a nation and suggested that there would be no possibility of peace in the country unless and untill they were recognized as a nation allama believed in the federal system and thoyght it as an ideal system for india.