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Iqbal and Idea of Pakistan

Iqbal and Idea of Pakistan BALRAJ PURI Iqbal, one of the greatest influences on Muslim minds in the 20th century, remains an engimatic personality. One tends to miss his real personality amidst diverse and contradictory images that his admirers and detractors have projected. V N Datta mentions two versions of Iqbal (EPW, December 14, 2002). One projected in Pakistani historiography as the founding and spiritual father of Pakistan. The other projected by Indian writings as a champion of Hindu-Muslim solidarity and a unique symbol of India

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