Bhiwandi-KME Society Observes Jashn-E-Iqbal

By Imran Inamdar
Bhiwandi (Maharashtra)
In an attempt  to highlight the great literary work of  Dr. Allama  Iqbal  in much better way    Kokan Muslim Education society has observed Jashn-E-Iqbal on 9th November at Raees High school premises  on the occasion his birth Anniversary.
A Day long programme was divided into four sessions i. search of Iqbal , ii.lecture series on Thinking of Iqabal iii.Poster competition cum exhibition iv. Gazal concert.
 Prof.Sayed Hashim(President Urdu Department Aligarh Muslim University and Prof Ahmed Mahfuz (Jamia Milia Islamiya  University, Delhi) Prof.Sayed Artuza Karim (Director,NCPUL ,Delhi ) were the speakers . In the key  note address Prof. Sayed Hashim said that Iqbal  was the great poet of Philosophy and he lauded efforts of  Bhiwandi locals for organizing such a  wonderful seminar on Dr. Iqbal.
Head Master of the Raees High school and a key organizer Ziyaurrahman Ansari Informed that we have decided to flash the depth of the poetry of  Dr. Iqbal . Ansari Said , It is just our  first attempt to represent him before teachers ,students and the society.
 He further said, response and participation was overwhelming nearly 32 school participated in the painting  competition in which Iqbal’s Poetry was tried to explain through paintings .
All the students and staff members visited the Exhibition and attended lecture series.
In the evening noted Gazal Singer Pooja Gaitonde added more colors in the celebrations by singing  Gazals Iqbal  in her sweet voice.
Speaking with Millattimes.com President of the KME society said that Dr. Iqbal was  not only a poet he was a great scholar ,true patriot and great thinker but also . He says the main objective behind conducting this programme is  to introduce Iqbal in his true sense. Fakih said that Iqbal had imbibed all the good qualities of a true Indian ,he  never restricted himself around Muslims only, he has written on Sri Ram and Guru Nanak as well.He further stressed that understanding Iqbal is  the need of the hour because his  poetry is  still relevant  enough to show us the proper path and make us the vibrant community to compete and excel in all walks of life.
All the programmes were attended by Urdu loving people in a large number including Dr.Irfan Fakih (chairman academic council , KME Society) ,Dr.Musaddiq Patel,Prof,Qamar Siddiqqi,Ayaz Gorakhpuri and Aslam Karatpuri .
Konkan Muslim Education Society  founded in 1927 . Now  it has become  one of the prestigious educational institute of Maharashtra . About ten thousands students are learning in their  high schools, primary schools and other institutes.