Iqbal day celebrated in Bahawalpur

BAHAWALPUR:The 141st birth anniversary of national poet Allama Mohammad Iqbal was celebrated here on Friday with zeal and fervour.

Different events were arranged at government and private schools, colleges and offices in which rich tribute was paid to poet of the east. The district government also organised an event to mark the day at District Council Hall.

A speech competition was held at Sadiq Public School Bahawalpur in connection with Iqbal Day. Central Library Bahawalpur have organised a book exhibition in which books of Allama Iqbal were put on display.