Why did the British give the title Sir to Allama Iqbal? Was he a man of Brits, who worked for the interest of Britain in India?

By Sunil Kumar

 While the other answer is factually correct in stating that knighthood and the consequent “Sir” is given for some notable achievement in the field; the British Empire of the time usually recognised people from the Indian colonies who were “amenable” to their interests. So; in 1923 Iqbal was knighted by George V.

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