Pakistan -What the future holds

The declaration of independence of India and Pakistan in 1947 was made within a gap of one day. After 75 years of independence, while India is acknowledged as a rising superpower, Pakistan is accepted world wide as a basket case, a nation about to collapse on itself. Pakistan has seen multiple military coups and no prime minister has ever completed its term. The article discusses how birth chart made so much of difference and what the future holds for Pakistan.

Selection of Independence date and Time

Rao sir has mentioned in his book Astrological Journey through History, Mystery and Horoscopes, that the Indian declaration was decided based on three factors – Moon would have entered Pushya Nakshatra, the most favorable nakshatra for a Muhurta. —It should be at midnight, the Abhijeet Muhurta, —The third important factor was that by that time the lagna rising would be Vrishabha, a fixed sign, which is always favored for foundations   of buildings or, stable independence.

Pakistan took independence on 14 August 1947, 00:00 at Karachi when the Lagna rising was Aries, a movable lagna.  Moon in Gemini is involved with a bad exchange with Mercury, a khala yoga.

The land of the country is seen from the fourth house. Fourth house has sign Cancer, a movable sign with four planets placed there. Mercury, Saturn, Venus, Sun and Gulik are placed in the fourth house. It has connection with three malefic planets – Mars, Saturn and Sun. Venus as the second and seventh lord is a double maraka. Mercury as the third and sixth lord, is not good in the fourth house. The fourth lord Moon is with Mars the eight and lagna lord.

Its notable that Saturn, Venus, Sun are in the Nakshatra of Mercury the sixth lord. Mercury is also in Mrityubhag. There is severe affliction to the fourth house.

A movable sign is not considered good as lagna. Pakistan has seen a division of its country in 1971 which is clearly visible from the affliction to the fourth house.

The connection of 6th lord Mercury with the fourth house shows the country will be plagued with internal strife and unrest while a connection with the seventh house shows disputes and wars with other countries. Pakistan has had its fair share of both. It has been a war mongering nation and has fought many direct and proxy wars with India.

The connection of Mars with the tenth house shows continued interference from the army in governance.

The lagna rising in Navamsha is Scorpio, the eight house of lagna chart. The fourth lord has again gone to the third house. Fourth house is in Rahu -Ketu axis and the ninth house which denote the future of the country is aspected by Saturn and Mars and is conjunct with Sun. 

In Chaturthamsha chart also the fourth house is afflicted with exalted eighth lord Sun placed there and fourth lord Mars gone to the sixth house. The 2-8 axis is in Rahu-Ketu’s influence. It does not bode well for the future of the country.

The key events in Pakistan since independence are explained through dashas in the chart. Those who just want to read about Pakistan’s future can skip the chart and directly go to predictions.

1947Rahu Maha dasha
Millions perished during the partition riots. Moon and Mars conjunction in the third house clearly shows the loss of lives.
22 Oct 1947Rahu-Moon-VenusPakistan Attacked Kashmir with Army posing as Kashmiri Fighters – Venus is the seventh lord, the house of war and its Pratyantar dasha led to Pakistan attacking Kashmir.  
(In transit, lagna lord Mars is debilitated and conjunct with Mars. 7 Lord Venus is debilitated in 6th showing attack through covert operation. This will be repeated many times in future)
23 Feb 1948Rahu-Mars-JupGovt of Pakistan ordained Urdu as the sole national language, sparking extensive protests among the Bengali-speaking majority of East Pakistan. 
1948-64Jupiter MahadashaIt is the ninth and twelfth lord placed in the seventh house and during its dasha constitutional was formulated and focus was on religious identity. Army became more powerful in Pakistan.
Oct 1951Jup-Sat-MerInternal strife starts. First PM Liaquat Khan is assassinated on 16 Oct 1951.
21 Feb 1952Jupiter-Saturn-VenusBangla students protest movement to protect Bangla language where many students die in clashes
Nov 1955-56Jupiter -Ketu-KetuConstitutional crisis, Constituent Assembly announces first constitution, decides the country shall be a Federal Republic known as Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Jupiter as ninth lord gave new constitution, focus on religious identity and it was implemented in Ketu antar dasha which shows the deception in thinking and action
Oct 1958Jup-Ven-Sat 7 October 1958: After a military coup dictator Ayub Khan takes over government. Saturn represents masses and during Jup-Sat-Venus in 1952 there were mass protests.
(transit 10th lord Saturn in 8 house leads to change of Govt.)  
1960Jup-Moon-MoonAyub Khan become President. Moon as fourth lord is the seat of power and its conjunction with Mars brought the military nexus to fore with army intervention. Capital city, the seat of power was changed from Karanchi to Islamabad.
Dec 1964-83Saturn MahadashaSaturn Mahadasha brought losses and wars with its placement in fourth house with marakas.
6 Sep 1965             1966Saturn-Saturn-Mercury Second war between Pakistan and India over Kashmir. Pakistan infiltrates and tries to rouse anti India sentiments in Kashmir (Transit Venus debilitated again in sixth house  
Internal strife increased and by 1966, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman emerged as the preeminent opposition leader in East Pakistan and launched the six-point movement for autonomy and democracy.
1967Saturn-Mercury    25 March 1969: Mass protests in 1969. These led to the resignation of President Ayub Khan, who invited army chief General Yahya Khan to take over the central government. Yahya Khan declares martial law and assumes presidency.
(Transit Moon over natal Mars and Transit Mars aspecting natal Moon at close degrees- military transfer of power)  



26 Mar 1971

16 Dec 1971








7 December 1970: Pakistani general election were held on 7 December 1970 and East Pakistan’s Awami League gained 167 out of 169 seats for the East Pakistan Legislative Assembly, and a near-absolute majority in the 313-seat National Assembly, while the vote in West Pakistan was mostly won by the socialist Pakistan Peoples Party. The military junta stalled in accepting the results, leading to civil disobedience, the Bangladesh Liberation War1971 Bangladesh genocide and Bihari genocide.
Ketu will behave like Mars and Saturn-Mars connection with dasha led to severe loss of lives. Deb transit Saturn is at degree conjunction over lagna degree.

Declaration of independence of Bangladesh was declared on 26 March 1971 at the onset of the Bangladesh Liberation War by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Pakistan Army and its local supporters continued to massacre Bengalis, in particular students, intellectuals, political figures, and Hindus in the 1971 Bangladesh genocide. During the war, an estimated 0.3 to 3.0 million people were killed and 8 to 10 million people took shelter in India.

Pakistan lost War with India Pakistan attacked India on 3rd December after which India declared war on Pakistan. Pakistan was defeated comprehensively and suffered major losses. It lost the war with India and on 16 December 1971, Lt. Gen A. A. K. NiaziCO of Pakistan Army forces located in East Pakistan, signed the Instrument of Surrender and the nation of Bangla Desh (“Country of Bengal”) was finally established the following day. 20 December 1971: Yahya Khan resigns.
1972: Karachi labour unrest of 1972 and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto becomes president.
( Transit Saturn, Mars, Sun and Rahu- Ketu all are connected to the fourth house.)

14 August 1973: Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto becomes prime minister.

7 March 1977: Pakistani general election

5 July 1977: General Muhammad Zia ul-Haq overthrows prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and declares martial law. Constitution suspended; political activities banned.

17 September: Z. A. Bhutto arrested under Martial Law orders.
March 18, 1978: Lahore High Court awards death sentence to Bhutto and four others.

16 September 1978: General Muhammad Zia ul-Haq becomes Pakistan’s sixth president.

4 April 1979: Z. A. Bhutto assassinated in a judicial murder. More Constitutional amendments
Dec 1983-2000Mercury Maha dashaMercury as the third and sixth lord will create internal strife and turmoil in the country. It’s also in Mriytu bhag
1984Mer-Mer-Mer  9 February 84: Government imposes ban on all students unions. April 27: Ban imposed on use of Islamic nomenclature by Ahmadis.


Mer-Venus-Rahu (May-Oct 1988)      


April 10: Army ammunition blown up in Ojheri camp, Rawalpindi; more than 100 people died.  

May 29: President General Zia dissolves National Assembly and Junejo cabinet. June 15: President General Zia promulgates Shariat Ordinance making Sharia supreme law of the land. August 17: General Zia-ul-Haq is killed in a plane crash near Bahawalpur. October 6: Eight political parties form Islamic Jamhori Itehad (IJI) a right-wing conservative alliance party  

November 16: General elections held. PPP wins 92, IJI secures 54. December 2: Benazir Bhutto is sworn in as first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan.


Feb 5: Kashmir Solidarity Day observed for the first time. Benazir Bhutto inflamed popular passion by raising the Kashmir issue.  

August 6: President Ghulam Ishaq Khan dissolves National Assembly and dismisses Benazir Government. Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi becomes care-taker prime minister.  
October 24: General elections held. IJI gets 104 and PDA wins 45 seats.
November 6: Nawaz Sharif elected Prime Minister, securing 153 votes.
1991Me-Moon-Rahu16 May 1991: National Assembly adopts Shariat Bill.


April 25: Imran Khan launches new political party, Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI). September 20: Mir Murtaza Bhutto assassinated in Karachi.

November 5: President Farooq Ahmed Leghari dissolves National Assembly sacking Premier Benazir Bhutto. Malik Mairaj Khalid became care-taker prime minister.
1998  Me-Sat-SatMay 28: Pakistan conducts nuclear tests in Chagai hills in Balochistan.





February 21: Lahore Declaration is signed by Nawaz Sharif and A. B. Vajpayee.  

3 May to July 26: Kargil War between Pakistan and India.
October 12: Nawaz Sharif is ousted from power and placed under house arrest after attempting to sack General Pervez Musharraf.
May 12: Supreme Court validated the October 1999 coup and granted Musharraf executive and legislative authority for three years
2000-07Ketu MahadashaKetu in the eighth house fostered the slow decline to anarchy and terrorism. They got aid for cooperating with America in Afghanistan where they were playing a hidden game.
2001Ketu-Venus-VenusJune 21: General Pervez Musharraf assumes office of president while remaining Chief of Army Staff. Venus as seventh lord increases role of Army
2003Ket-Rahu-RahuDecember 14: General Musharraf survived an assassination attempt in Rawalpindi

July 13: 136 people killed and about 170 injured in a collision of three passenger trains near Ghotki.

October 8: A devastating earthquake in Kashmir and NWFP kills over 80 thousand people.



  Ke-Me-Sat (Dasha Chidra)      

March 9: President Musharraf dismissed Chief Justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar.

July 20: Iftikhar restored as Chief Justice of Pakistan.

October 18: Bhutto, Benazir returned to Pakistan, after exile of about 8 years.  

November 3: Pervez Musharraf imposed emergency, most of the senior judges of Supreme Court ousted.
November 25: Nawaz Sharif returned Pakistan after 7 years of forced exile.
December 16: Emergency lifted, banned civil rights and suspended constitution restored.
21 Dec 2007-27Venus Maha dashaVenus maha dasha started which is a double maraka and is afflicted. The country has gone under steady decline with terrorists ruling the roost and innumerable murders and natural calamities. The country also loses face and is exposed as a terrorist country.
2007Ven-Ven-Ven  December 27: Benazir Bhutto assassinated in a blast/bullet attack in Rawalpindi.



6 September 2008: Asif Zardari wins presidential election with 481 votes.

16 February 2009 : Taliban form Swat Valley as their sanctuary.

March 9: Militants attack bus with the touring Sri Lankan cricket team. All international cricket matches in Pakistan are suspended. Pakistan also loses its status as hosts for the cricket World Cup 2011. 23 May-15 July 2009: Pakistan Army launched Operation Rah-e-Rast and cleared Swat Valley of all Taliban elements.

9 Feb to 21 Aug 2010

  (Many calamities)                
June: Extensive flooding after monsoon rains. At least 1,600 people were killed
July 28: Crash of Airblue Flight 202, killed all 152 people on board.
3–6 August – Riots in Karachi after the assassination of MP Raza Haider
14 August: 12 suspected militants in North Waziristan are killed by a suspected American drone attack

(The dasha gave floods, air crash, assignation of leaders, riots, foreign country attacks. Same thing will be repeated in Venus-Saturn dasha)
21 Aug 2010 – 10 Feb 2011
1 September: At least 35 people are killed and more than 250 others injured, following a series of bomb attacks on a Shia Islamic procession in Lahore
22 October: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces that the American government is to give US$2 billion in military aid
5 November: A bomb explodes in a mosque in Darra Adam Khel in North-West Pakistan, killing at least 55 people and injuring over 100.
28 November: Sun Way Flight 4412 crashes killing 8 people.
25 December: A female suicide bomber kills 43 people in Khar near the border with Afghanistan
January 2011: Salmaan Taseer, the governor of Punjab, is shot by one of his bodyguards near his home for opposing Blasphemy law in Pakistan

(Bomb attacks, plane crash, terrorist attacks, attack on leaders)
2011                  Ven-Sun-Sun



2 May 2011: The US Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden in the city of Abbotabad

July – August: Mass target killing occurred killing ~344 people throughout Karachi

November 26: A NATO attack on two Pakistani border check posts kill 24 soldiers of the Pakistan Army

(Attack by outside forces on Pakistan’s soil)
2012     2013            Ve-Moon-Rahu



11 September 2012: Over 314 people die in factory fires in Karachi and Lahore

10 January 2013: A series of terrorist attacks killed more than 100 people in Quetta.
25 March 2013: Mir Hazar Khan Khoso is appointed as caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan, following the completion of the PPP-led government’s term in office

September 24: A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hits Baluchistan, at least 825 people are killed and hundreds injured










20 January 2014: War starts in North-West Pakistan. Pakistani military launched a major offensive against the Pakistani Taliban November 2: More than 60 people were killed and more than 110 people were injured in a suicide attack on the Pakistan side of the Wagah border
December 16: Taliban gunmen storm a military-run Army Public Schools massacre in Peshawar, killing at least 141, including 132 children and nine employees.

January 25: A massive blackout strikes Pakistan, leaving as much as 80 percent of the country without electricity  

March 15: A bombing of a church in Lahore kills at least eleven people with 48 more injured.

January 21: A bombing at a vegetable market in Parachinar, Pakistan leads to the death of 25 people.

February 16: A suicide bombing at the Shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalander in Sehwan, Pakistan resulted in the deaths of over 90 people.

24–27 May 2018 – The twenty-fifth amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan was approved by the Parliament of Pakistan and the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), giving way to the merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas into the Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

17 August -PTI leader Imran Khan took oath as Prime Minister of Islamic republic of Pakistan
  2019 Ve-Jup-Mer



19 January: Sahiwal killings 21 January: Hub accident 27 February: Jammu and Kashmir airstrikes

11 July: Sadiqabad Railway Accident  

24 September: Pakistan earthquake
31 October: Train fire
October – November Azadi March

17 December: Supreme Court give death sentence verdict on Gen RT. Pervez Musharraf

February 1 declared a national emergency in the country to effectively combat the locust attack and approved a national action plan to ward off the threat.

March Covid spread

May Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight, carrying 99 people on board, including eight crew members, crashed
2021Venus-Saturn-Sat9 January – A massive blackout strikes Pakistan, leaving as much as 90 percent of the country without electricity at its height as officials rush to restore power.


10 Apr – No confidence motion against Imran Khan and his removal as PM.

Fire and attacks in Pakistan, Massive floods impacting millions of people in Pakistan Azadi March and assassination attempt on Imran Khan

We have seen a steady erosion of values and decline of Pakistan and the dasha pattern gives dire warning about current and future times.

How the planets are behaving

The events have shown that Rahu is the marak planet and its dasha brings loss of democratic values, riots, murders and losses.

 Jupiter’s dasha brings constitutional amendments, laws, rules into fore and election of parliamentary leaders. Its also notable that all key events in the life of Julfikar Ali Bhutto happened in the Pratyantar dasha of Jupiter.

Saturn’s dasha gives grief and turmoil to masses.

Mercury dasha creates internal strife and unrest in the country.

Venus dasha brings revenues as aids from abroad but as a double marak, it brings crippling losses as well. Venus -Moon connection in the fourth house has brought floods and other calamities to its land.

Pakistan has done many terrorist activities and disguised attacks on India. Most of them have happened when the seventh lord Venus is debilitated while transiting on its sixth house and transit Mars is in Kendra.

Ketu makes Pakistan acts with deception and guile due to its placement in the eighth house.

The connection of Saturn-Mars-Rahu in dasha have always inflicted huge loss of life in Pakistan.

The dasha from 21 November 2022 is Venus-Saturn-Mars. Saturn brings increase participation of public and mass protests. We have seen the role of army increases during the connection of dasha with Mars. The role is more likely to be indirect as world over countries have stopped giving aids to dictatorships and Pakistan is largely dependent on aid for its economy. It can ill afford to have a dictatorship at this time. and risk stopping of aid.

The leaked income tax reports of Pakistan’s army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and his family showed that during the last six years of his army chief rule, many members of his family have become billionaires. It has caused immense humiliation to the military brass as the rumors of their rampant corruption have proved correct. The army interference will increase during this dasha, and more and more interference will be seen.

From 27 Jan 2023 Venus -Saturn-Rahu will start which will bring about public revolt and anarchy like situation in Pakistan. Rahu brings losses and erosion of democratic values in Pakistan.

From 20 June 2023 the antar dasha of Jupiter will start and attack and murder of Pakistan’s leaders at this time is seen which would bring about tremendous public unrest and revolt. There would also be some constitution amendments at that time.

From Dec 2023 the dasha of Venus – Mercury starts. It’s the dasha of seventh and sixth lord which would bring about an internal civil war like situation in the country. It would bring major upheavals, an emergency like situation in Pakistan. There would be massive losses, disputes, death of leaders and economic hardships. Rise of a women leader is also seen at this time.

From October 2026 the antar dasha of Ketu comes and loss of power of minorities, their leaders, denial of civil rights of people different and weaker than the ruling classes is seen. Wrong judicial pronouncements favoring the rich and powerful will be seen during this time. Pakistan will also start a hidden deceptive campaign against India at this time which India has to be very careful of. Death of media and movie personalities is also seen at this time.

From Dec 2027 onwards the dasha of Sun starts. An attack by India after initial provocation by Pakistan seems likely. Some regions may declare independence and break away. This dasha marks the slow descent of Pakistan into chaos with conflicting ideologies creating a quagmire. Sun is placed in the fourth house with the sixth lord Mercury. In D-4, Sun is the eighth lord exalted in the fourth house.

The country that has spread terrorism for decades and is responsible for deaths of millions of people perhaps did not know the old proverb – you shall reap what you sow.