Millions of Iranians across the country open celebrations, marking the 32nd anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The ceremonies kicked off all over the country on Tuesday morning at 9:33 a.m. local time (0603 GMT), the time when Â the late founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini, returned to the Iranian capital, Tehran, on February 1, 1979 from a 14-year exile in Paris.Â
Meanwhile, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei visited the mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini, southern Tehran, to pay tribute to the founder of the Islamic Revolution.Â
The day of Imam Khomeini’s return to Iran marks the start of 10 days of celebrations (10-Day Dawn), which culminate on February 11 — the anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution.ÂBack to top button
The Iranian nation toppled the US-backed Pahlavi regime 32 years ago, ending the 2,500 years of monarchic rule in the country.Â
The Islamic Revolution, under the guidance of the late Imam Khomeini, established a new political system based on Islamic values and democracy.