An Intellectual & Technical Review of Irfan Siddiqui's Book ‘Makkah Madina’

  • Riffat Kabir khan Ph.D Scholar, Department of Urdu, Govt. College Women University, Faisalabad
  • Dr. Rukhsana Bibi Assistant Professor Department of Urdu, Govt. College Women University, Faisalabad
Keywords: Travelogues, Travelogue Writing, Pilgrimage, Makkah, Madina, Hijaz, Holy Prophet (PBUH), Spiritual Quest


Travelogue is a piece of literature that describes a journey. There is a profound tradition of travelogue writing in Urdu literature. Pilgrimage to Makkah and Madina has been narrated by many writers. Similarly, Irfan Saddiqui expressed his feelings and travel details while visiting Makkah and Madina through his travelogue ‘Makkah Madinah’ which highlights the beauty and spiritual quest of travelers and devotees. He reincarnates and revives the historical aspects of the Holy Pilgrimage. Saddiqui represents the true spirit of Islam, love for Holy Prophet (PBUH), peace, emotions and longings through visual imagery. An intellectual and technical review of the said book has been taken through this paper.