Hundreds 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 \u00c2\u00a0Wednesday 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\u00e2\u20ac\u2122minin 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.