He devoted most of his time to poetry, Philosophy, and, religion he was much worried about the sad and deplorable plight of the Muslims. They had forgotten the true message of Islam and had indulged in petty wordily pursuits. Iqbal tried to reawaken them from the sound slumber of luxurious ease. He wrote many great and beautiful poems which carry the message of Islam through his immortal theories of”khudi”, “mard-e-momin” and “shaheen” he taught them self control self respect and love for religion.
It was he who presented the idea of Pakistan. In 1930, he presided over the Allahabad session of the all India Muslim league. In his presidential speech, he made it clear that the Muslims of the subcontinent would have to struggle hard to achieve a separate homeland if they wanted to leave their lives according to the teachings of Islam. Unfortunately, he did not live to see his dream come true. He died on April 21, 1938. He was buried in Lahore where Minar-e-Pakistan stand to bear witness to the inside and prudence of this great “poet of the east”.