A new sculpture of veteran poet Allama Iqbal has become a talk of the town as the hashtag #AllamaIqbal trends on Twitter.
According to details, the sculpture has been placed at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore. It is not known who has made this sculpture.
Allama Iqbal was a legendary poet and had a keen interest in the development of youth in Pakistan. He kept motivating people, especially the youngsters, by writing thought-provoking poetry.
Twitter users seem unhappy with this as they criticized the makers of the sculpture. Photos are trending on Twitter and Facebook. Some Twitter users are criticizing the creation, while some others are commenting on it sarcastically.
Here is how Twitter users have reacted to the placement of Allama Iqbal’s sculpture:
A new bust (sculpture) of Allama Iqbal has been placed at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan, and do you think it resembles anywhere to our national poet? Uh, we don’t.#AllamaIqbal #Lahore #Pakistan pic.twitter.com/iGvMw23VWi
— Fahad Khan (@MrFahadKhan) February 2, 2021
Newly placed Allama Iqbal’s sculpture in Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park.
It looks nothing like him .. What you had to say?#Lahore #AllamaIqbal #NayaPakistan @UmaimaBlogger @ilyasabbasi @tango1711 @LahoreNama @odysseuslahori pic.twitter.com/ZNELmUOSUW
— Adil Lahorei (@Adillahorei) February 2, 2021
— Akhlaque Mahesar (@akhlaqueali) February 2, 2021
Just saw these pictures saying “They have just unveiled a new statue of Allama Iqbal in Gulshan Park Lahore”Can anyone confirm if this is true…if yes, this is unacceptable 😡 is this a joke, who approved it?
— TAAKVIEM (Ash-Shazli) (@TAAKVIEM) February 2, 2021