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Millions of Shiite Muslims celebrate Eid Ghadir in all over Iran

iran imam ali razaMillions of Iranian Muslims in particularly Shiites celebrated Eid-e-Ghadeer with religious enthusiasm and fervor.  
 
Whole of Iran wore a bride look at night and on the day of Eid-e-Ghadir. Main roads, lanes and streets were decorated with buntings. Extraordinary lights and bulbs had enlightened the lanes and streets across Iran.
 
In Tehran, Iranians gathered at the holy shrines of Imamzadah Saleh son of Imam Moosa Kazim (AS), at the holy shrine of Shah Abdul Azim Hassani, at Ray and at the shrines of other Imamzadegan.  
 
Huge  participation of Iranians was witnessed at the holy shrine of Imam Reza, 8th infallible Imam, in Mashad, at the holy shrine of Hazrat Fatima Masoomah in Qom, and at the holy shrine of Imamzadah Ahmed son of Imam Moosa Kazim in Shiraz.
 
The premises of the holy shrines were decorated with extraordinary lights, bulbs, buntings, etc.
 
In all over Iran, Iranians held concerts of maddahan-e-Ahl-e-Bait (AS). They recited eulogy to pay respect and tributes to Imam Ali (AS) and his followers.  
 
Religious scholars spoke at the largely attended congregations. They highlighted the background of Eid-e-Ghadeer.   
 
On this historical and auspicious day (18th of Zil Hijjah of the year 10 A.H. on the divine orders of Allah Almighty (SWT), the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.) after the “Farewell Hajj” at Ghadir Khumm near Makkah Mukarramah formally declared Imam Ali (A.S.) as “The Immediate Imam and Caliph of the Muslims after the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.).”

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