Millions stepping in Najaf for Haydari mourning

22najaf_21ramadanHundreds of thousands of mourners have been heading to the holy city of Najaf to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Al-Imam Ali Al-Mortaza (a.s.), first infallible descendant of Prophet Muhammad (s), at his holy shrine.

According to the Shiite News Correspondent,Ramadan 21, the anniversary of martyrdom of Al-Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (as.), falls this year on  Wednesday September 1 in Iraq, and according to officials the number of mourners to Najaf will reach to two million on Wednesday.

Three Layali Al-Qadr (Ramadan 19, 21, 23) are being observed at the holy shrines of Al-Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (AS) and Al-Imam Abi Abdellah Al-Hussein (AS) in the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala.

The programs at the shrines began at 7:00 pm with majales al-azaiyah to mourn Mola-i-Koll Amir Al-Mo’minin Al-Imam Ali (AS) who was martyred on 21st of Ramadan after Ibn-e-Moljem struck his head during prostration in Fajr prayer on 19th Ramadan.

The government has announced holiday on Ramadan 21 marking the sad occasion in Najaf governorate.


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