LAHORE - A competition of recitation of Kalam-e-Iqbal on the 6th day of 10-day long ceremonies to mark the 72nd death anniversary of great poet, philosopher Dr Allama Iqbal was held at Aiwan-e-Karkunan Tehrik-e-Pakistan on Tuesday. Students from different schools participated in the competition while Dr Sarfraz Hussain Mirza and Prof Haleema Sadia were judges at the programme. Speaking on the occasion Dr Sarfraz said poetry of Allama Iqbal was revolutionary and it changed the life of millions of Muslims. He said earlier the poetry of Iqbal was in Persian and later he was advised by Sir Abdul Qadir to write Urdu poetry also. He added that the forewords of Iqbals first book, Bang-e-Dra was also written by Sir Abdul Qadir. He said Quaid-i-Azam, Iqbal and Fatima Jinnah were our role models and we could get rid of the present situation of the country by adopting their principles. Later, the winner students were awarded prizes. Abdullah Javid of Al-Saba Grammar School got 1st position, Soha Kanwal and Esha Usman of Govt Milli Darul Etfal Girls High School got 2nd, Mariam Saleem of Govt Central Model Girls High School Gulberg begged 3rd position, while the special prize was given to Noor-ul-Huda of Laural Bank Public School Shalimar.