Iqbal grieving about Kashmir and unfortunately the situation is still the same.
Today that land of Kashmir, under the heels of the enemy, has become weak, helpless and poor
Once known among the wise as Little Iran.
A cry of burning lament issues forth from the heavens,
when the man of truth is overawed by the power and pomp of kind and landlord.
The old farmer's cottage, on the mountainside, where pain and grief ever rule--
tells its sad story of Fate’s hard lot.
So skilful of hands, so rich in mind, these people, alas, or pure breed,
O God, your justice, so long delayed, must come at last as a retribution