Dr. Safdar Mehmood, a columnist in the Urdu newspaper and a retired Pakistani civil servant has written some surprising facts relating to significant dates of Pakistan, in his column that was published on 16 August 2013.
Some of these dates also have links with the Quaid-e-Azam’s life. According to Dr. Safdar Mehmood, these relations are not mere coincidence, they have insightful actuality. These facts are hereunder:
1. The 27th night of Ramadan:
Pakistan was emerged on the map of the world on 14th august 1947, it was also the 27th night of Ramadan. The night is exclusive for the universe. At this night, the Allah Almighty has blessed the humanity with the great book ‘Holy Quran’ that have boundless knowledge and wisdom for the well-being of mankind.
The night when Allah Almighty showers abundant clemency on the earth for His believers who have fasted during the month and observed the specified moral limitations. The night is known as the Lailatul-Qadr, and the Pakistan came into existence on this exceptional night. The fact depict that the Pakistan the great blessing of Allah Almighty.
2. Jumma-tul-Vida on 15 August 1947:
The next day dawned after the night of independence of Pakistan on 15 August 1947, that was the last Friday of the month of Ramadan, an important Muslim event of Jumma-tul-Vida.
3. The birth date of Jinnah’s daughter, Dina:
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had daughter, Dina from his wife Ruttie Dinshaw, a young lady who converted to Islam from Parsi religion. Jinnah married her in 1918. Their daughter, Dina, was born on night between 14th and 15th August 1919, exactly 28 years before the emergence of Pakistan. The first day of the newborn was also Friday
4. Quaid-e-Azam chosen 14th August as the Day of Independence:
As the Day of Independence in 1948 could have been celebrated either on 14th August or on 15th August. The Hindu government suggested to celebrate Indian Independence Day on 15th August, which they was considered by them a fortunate day. Contrary to them, Quaid-e-Azam chosen date of 14th August to celebrate Pakistan’s Day of Independence, which gave rise, in retrospect, to some amazing happenstances relating to a number of the other noteworthy dates.
5. Surprising relation between Quaid-e-Azam’s life dates, Liaquat Ali Khan’s life dates and Pakistan’s Independence Day:
The 25th of December is the date of birth of Quaid-e-Azam, and he died on 11 September 1948. While the first Prime Minister of Pakistan and Jinnah’s staunch supporter, Liaquat Ali Khan (LAQ), died on 16 October 1951.
6. Coincidence About dates of Jinnah & Liaquat Ali Khan
Pakistan’s Independence Day, Quaid-e-Azam’s dates of birth and death, and the date of death of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first prime minister of Pakistan, are on the same day of the week shown in the following table drawn by Dr. Safdar Mehmood.
According to Dr. Safdar Mehmood one can said that the aforesaid facts are mere coincidence, nonetheless, he meditates that these connection among the dates is a indication of Pakistan’s association with the dignity of Islam. It also reflects the greatness of Jinnah, who will have been remain who shining star of Muslim world.