ISLAMABAD – According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 61% Pakistanis answered correctly when asked about Allama Iqbal’s birth date.
A nationally representative sample of men and women, from across the four provinces was asked “Please tell us, what is Allama Iqbal’s date of birth?” Responding to this, 61% answered correctly whereas 28% gave the wrong answer. 11% did not respond.
Question: “Please tell us, what is Allama Iqbal’s date of birth?”
The study was released by Gilani Foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2533 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during November 10, 2013 – Nov 16, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.