Rare Photos of Allama Iqbal Show at RAC

Rare Photos of Allama Iqbal Show at RAC

The Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) opened a photography exhibition on Sunday to highlight different aspects of the national poet Allama Mohammad Iqbal’s life in connection with Iqbal Day celebrations.

RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed inaugurated the exhibition which was attended by a large number of schoolchildren and general public.

More than 100 rare photos of Iqbal were showcased, which included pictures of Iqbal addressing All India Muslims League and meeting various prominent personalities of the sub-continent. Some pictures captured moments from Iqbal’s personal life.

“The aim of the exhibition is to highlight the efforts made by the ‘Poet of the East’ in making the Muslim homeland of Pakistan a reality.

The younger generation also has the opportunity to gain inspiration from the life of the great poet,” said RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed.

He said that the RAC had arranged the two day programme to celebrate Dr Iqbals birth anniversary.

Fateha was offered for Iqbal’s soul.

On Saturday a tableau and singing competition between school students of Islamabad and Rawalpindi was organised by the RAC. Students performed poetic pieces from Iqbal’s work.

The judges’ panel comprised senior artists Khalid Zia Siddiqui and Asif Qamar.

Speaking at the prize distribution ceremony, Senator Najma Hameed said Iqbal’s vision awoke Muslims from a deep slumber, which led to the birth of Pakistan.
(Dawn)

Rare Photos of Allama Iqbal Show at RAC-2

In connection with the Iqbal Day, Rawalpindi Arts Council arranged an exhibition based on the rare photos on life and struggle of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal here on Sunday.RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed inaugurated the exhibition which was witnessed by a large number of school children and general public who thronged arts council on the eve of the birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal. More than one hundred rare photos of Dr Allama Iqbal were put on display for general public.Addressing at the inaugural ceremony, RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed said that Rawalpindi Arts Council celebrates the birth anniversary of Dr Allama Iqbal with traditional zeal and patriotism. Paying rich tribute to Allama Iqbal, he said that the thoughts of Allama Iqbal are guidance for Muslims because he always tried to wake them from sound slumber. Waqar Ahmed said that the purpose of organizing of event was to convey the message of Dr Allama Iqbal in a practical way through photographs. At the end, Faateha was offered for the soul of Dr Allama Iqbal.
(DailyTimes)

Rare Photos of Allama Iqbal Show at RAC-3

In connection with Iqbal Day, Rawalpindi Arts Council arranged an exhibition based on the rare photos on life and struggle of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal here on Sunday.

RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed inaugurated the exhibition which was witnessed by a large number of school children and general public who thronged arts council on the eve of his birth anniversary.

More than one hundred rare photos of Dr Allama Iqbal were showcased for general public.

Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Waqar Ahmed said that Rawalpindi Arts Council celebrate the birth anniversary of Dr Allama Iqbal with traditional zeal and patriotism.

Paying rich tribute to Allama Iqbal, he said that the thoughts of Allama Iqbal are guidance for Muslims because he always tried to awake them from deep slumber.

Waqar Ahmed said that organising of event was to convey the message of Dr Allama Iqbal in a practical way through photographs. At the end, ‘fateh’ was offered for the soul of Dr Allama Iqbal.
(TheNews)

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