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The league will have to finally decide whether it will remain a body representing the upper classes of Indian Muslims or Muslim masses who have so far with good reason, taken no interest in it.

The Muslim League at the time was made up of Indian Moslem intellectuals, professionals, and business people. Yet most of the Moslems were in abject poverty.

Muhammad Iqbal, 1877-1938, Indian Philosopher & Poet, President of the Muslim League, Letter to Muhammad Ali Jinnah, May 28, 1937

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Muhammad Iqbal
Muhammad Iqbal
  • Born: November 9, 1877
  • Died: April 21, 1938
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Profession: Poet

Sir Muhammad Iqbal, widely known as Allama Iqbal, was a poet, philosopher and politician, as well as an academic, barrister and scholar in British India who is widely regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement. He is called the "Spiritual Father of Pakistan." He is considered one of the most important figures in Urdu literature, with literary work in both Urdu and Persian.

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