LAHORE:The 134th birth anniversary of national poet Allama Iqbal was celebrated with much fervor in Lahore on Wednesday.
A large number of people visited the poet’s tomb to pay their respect and offer fateha.
Celebrations began with the change of guard at the tomb. The ceremony, which began at 7:45am, involved the handing over of the guard to Pakistan Navy by Punjab Rangers. The navy guard was led by Station Commodore Akbar Naqi.
Leaders from different political parties also visited the tomb to pay their respect to the national poet.