There’s A New Sculpture Of Allama Iqbal In Lahore & People Are Upset!

In a country full of great artists, we’re spoilt for choice and are used to seeing nothing but the best when it comes to sculptures!

As a tribute to the iconic poet Allama Iqbal, a sculpture was erected in Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area which can be seen below:

The only problem: it looks nothing like the national poet and people are furious!

People wanted to know who made it:

People were sharing their thoughts:

People wanted to government to look into it:

People were calling it a joke:

People were focused on different details:

People wanted it to be removed asap!

Some found it resembling uncle Sargam more than Iqbal:

People were disappointed:

People were calling it ‘artistic revenge’

People were sharing how this was a common man’s love, not to be compared with artists:

People couldn’t believe it was real:


People wanted others to be kind:

People had their own interpretations of art, it is subjective after all!

And while some were furious, others turned it into a meme fest!


Posture is important:



People had comparisons ready!



What do you think about the sculpture and do you think it should be removed? Let us know in the comments below!


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