Dastaanewatan:
Pakistan-60-heritage special: The Founder’s Jottings by Doc Kazi on Flickr.
A note written by Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, regarding the preferred date for Pakistan’s independence. He considered 15 August 1947 to be a lucky day being the last Friday of Ramadan. All the astrologers of India thought otherwise and entreated Mountbatten to change the date as 15 August was ‘a day cursed by the stars’

Dastaanewatan:

Pakistan-60-heritage special: The Founder’s Jottings by Doc Kazi on Flickr.

A note written by Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, regarding the preferred date for Pakistan’s independence. He considered 15 August 1947 to be a lucky day being the last Friday of Ramadan. All the astrologers of India thought otherwise and entreated Mountbatten to change the date as 15 August was ‘a day cursed by the stars’