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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]

 

[Newspaper:] Aftab-e Shargh

[Date:] 14 Aban 1334 [6 November 1955]

[Issue No. :] 61

 

The Celebration of the Birth of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) at the Military Governorate

According to the invitation of the military governorate of Tehran, last Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., a glorious celebration was held at the Military Governorate of Tehran for the occasion of the birth of the Holy Prophet (PBUH), which was attended by a large number of clerics, including Ayatollah Behbahani, Ayatollah Gharawi, and a group of the preachers, merchants, guild members, and various segments of the society. The participants were received and served by Commander Bakhtiar, the military governor of Tehran, and the military governorate officials. The celebration ended with the religious and national anthem and prayers for His Imperial Majesty, at 7:00 p.m.