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Iqbal tried to invoke in the Muslims a collective ego, beyond the ego of the self, that could enable a collection of men as large as 70 million to. Allahabad Address []. Muslim leaders at Allahabad, ` Allama Iqbal defined the Muslims of India as a nation and suggested that there could be no. Allama Iqbal Address on at Allahabad. Importance In his Presidential Address, Allama labal said: ”I would like to see the Punjab.

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I give my wholehearted support to this view of the matter, and venture to suggest that the redistribution recommended in the Simon Report must fulfill two conditions. Iqbal appreciated certain things in the West, for example, the quest for knowledge, their efforts for innovation and change.

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The principle of European democracy cannot be applied to India without recognizing the fact of communal groups. In this address I mention this alternative only because I wish that you may keep it in mind and give some serious thought to it in the meantime. Iqbal made it clear that the Secular ideal was an inevitable conclusion of Christianity in Europe, as the Church functioned purely on an other-worldly basis; the Church had remained separate from the affairs of governance, and the other-worldly, divine intrusion of the Church into the affairs of the people could not go on forever.

Our duty towards Asia and India cannot be loyally performed without an organised will fixed on a definite purpose. Because Iqbal’s address eye-plot was based on Islam. India is a continent of human groups belonging to different races, speaking different languages, and professing different religions.

The rejection of the one will eventually involve the rejection of the other. We are doing today in the domain of politics what we have been doing for centuries in the domain of religion. This percentage does not take into account nearly 6, combatants supplied to the Indian Army by the North-West Frontier Province pf Baluchistan. In Islam God and the universe, spirit and matter, Church and State, are organic to each other. India is the greatest Muslim country in the world.


Causes of Indian Mutiny of Its Muslims vs Islam. Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions, and learn to determine the value of your individual and collective action, however directed on material ends, in the light of the ideal which you are supposed to represent.

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Indeed the first practical step that Islam took towards the realisation of a final combination of humanity was to call upon peoples possessing practically the same ethical ideal to come forward and combind.

This page was last edited on lalahabad Mayat But the despatch of the Government of India fails to correct the injustice of the Simon Report.

The latter part of Iqbal’s life was concentrated on political activity. If you begin with the conception of religion as complete other-worldliness, then what has happened to Christianity in Europe is perfectly natural. No doubt, they introduce the principle of Federation iwbal appear to have made a beginning by making certain proposals; yet their evaluation of this principle is determined by considerations wholly different to those which determine its value in the eyes of Muslim India.

The Political Philosophy of Muhammad Iqbal: Even the Hindus do not form a homogeneous group. It has furnished those basic emotions and loyalties which gradually unify scattered individuals and groups, and finally transform them into a well-defined people, possessing a moral consciousness of their own. But in Islam, Iqbal reminds, the Mosque was the center of law and politics, from the day one.

He said in his Presidential Address: The countries of Islam outside India are practically wholly Muslim in population. The only practical course is not to assume the existence of a state of things which does not exist, but to recognise facts as they are, and to exploit them to our greatest advantage.


Its essence lies in Haqooq-El-Ebaad where Muslims are required to respect the rights of all irrespective of religion or race. It would make the Muslims either stick to the Lucknow Pact or agree to a scheme of joint electorates. Idea of Pakistan Jinnah: The idea need not alarm the Hindus or the British.

Analyzing the , Allahabad Address, Allama Iqbal –

One reason is that one nation does not accept the customs and traditions of other nations and consider them lower.

It must precede the introduction of the new constitution, and must be so devised as to finally solve the communal problem. Great interests are at stake. Allama Muhammad Iqbal was a poet, philosopher and al,ama who had gained country-wide fame and recognition by In his address, Allama Iqbal explained that Islam was the major formative factor in the life history of Indian Muslims.

At this critical juncture, Iqbal realized that the peculiar problems of the Muslims in North-West India could only be understood by people belonging to this region and that in order to survive they would have to chalk out their own line of action.

Indeed the Afghan is, by instinct, more fitted for democratic institutions than any other people in India. If today you focus adfress vision on Islam and seek inspiration from the ever-vitalising idea embodied in it, you will be only reassembling your scattered forces, regaining your lost integrity, and thereby saving yourself from total destruction. But whatever may be the causes of our failure, I still feel hopeful.

On the other, the British government in India had totally ignored the Iqqbal demands in the Simon Commission report. Hmxa Mirxa January 4, at 8: True statesmanship cannot ignore facts, however unpleasant they may be [