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News ID: 43215
Publish Date: 15:25 - 19 August 2019
TEHRAN, August 19 - The Astan (custodianship) of Imam Ali (AS) holy shrine in Najaf, Iraq, started decorating the shrine in preparation for celebrating Eid al-Ghadir.

Imam Ali (AS) Shrine in Najaf decorated for Eid Al-GhadirTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - As part of the decorations, special flags and banners have been installed in different parts of the mausoleum.

The event of Ghadir, or Eid al-Ghadir, is celebrated by Shia Muslims around the world every year. It is among important feasts and happy holidays of Shia Muslims held on the 18th day of Dhul Hijja in the lunar Hijri calendar.

It was the day when according to reports, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) appointed Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) as his caliph and the Imam after himself following an order from God.

This year, Eid al-Ghadir falls on Tuesday, August 20.

Imam Ali (AS) Shrine in Najaf decorated for Eid Al-Ghadir

Imam Ali (AS) Shrine in Najaf decorated for Eid Al-Ghadir

Imam Ali (AS) Shrine in Najaf decorated for Eid Al-Ghadir

Imam Ali (AS) Shrine in Najaf decorated for Eid Al-Ghadir

Source: IQNA

 

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