LAHORE – Noted Naat Khwan Sarwar Hussain Naqshbandi called for following the teachings of Allama Muhammad Iqbal.

He was speaking at a contest of recitation of Iqbal’s poetry at the Aiwan-i-Karkunan-i-Tehreek-i-Pakistan. The programme commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran by Kashmeen Bashir, followed by Naat and national anthem.

 Sehar Rubab from Lahore Cantt Government Islamic Degree College for Women stood first, Kashmeen Bashir from the Unique College second, and Hafiza Sidro Nazir from Government Islamia Degree College for Women third. Samreen Tanveer of the Government Sardar Higher Secondary School, Lahore was awarded the special prize.  Among the boys, Ali Bakhsh of the Punjab Group of Colleges bagged first position, Ameer Abbas second and Muhammad Hassan third while Syed Burhan Aftab of the Government MAO College was awarded special prize.