Allama Iqbal’s sculpture in Lahore is a new debate on social media

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Scores of people have started trolling Allama Iqbal’s newly installed sculpture at Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park since a picture of it went viral on social media.

Taking to the social site, People criticized authorities for allowing the installation of Iqbal’s sculpture which they claimed wasn’t look-alike of one of the founding members of Pakistan and a great poet.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Iqbal’s sculpture which was reportedly made by Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park’s gardeners:

Meanwhile, Chairman – Parks and Horticulture of Lahore, Yasir Gillani clarified that the sculpture was made by Gardners as a token of love, hence they can’t take action against them but they have directed to fix it as soon as possible.

“Dear, this is prepared by maalis at their own, they made it in sheer love for Iqbal and to pay homage from their heart. Authority didn’t approve or even paid a single penny for it. We will address it but can anyone see from maalis eyes, their love,” he wrote on Twitter.

Read: Here’re some influential quotes by Allama Iqbal to remember him on his birthday

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