Anjuman-e-Himayat-e-Islam

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The Anjuman-e-Himayat-e-Islam (Urdu: انجمن حمایت اسلام‎) is an Islamic intellectual and political organisation based in Lahore, Pakistan. Founded in the late 19th century, the body is composed of Muslim intellectuals and politicians seeking to reform Muslim society and work on its development. Some of its most prominent members included the poet Sir Muhammad Iqbal, who recited his first poems at sessions of the Anjuman.

In addition to numerous other charitable services, the Anjuman runs:

  • Yateem Khana, an orphanage, established 1884
  • Public schools:
    • Dar-ul-Shafqat (male)
    • Dar-ul-Shafqat (female)
    • Dar-ul-Aman (female)
    • Dar-ul-Uloom Dinia (male and female)
  • Hamayat-e-Islam High School (male)
  • Hamayat-e-Islam Pasha Girls High School
  • Hamayat-e-Islam Rajgarh School
  • Hamayat-e-Islam Degree College (female)
  • Hamayat-e-Islam Law College
  • Hamayat-e-Islam Tibya College
  • Hamayat-e-Islam Younani Shafa Khana
  • Hamayat-e-Islam Library

See also[edit]

Anjuman-i-Himayat-i-Islam