[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets.]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

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

 

[Newspaper:] Khandaniha

[Date:] 30 Farvardin 1335 [19 April 1956]

[Issue No.:] 90

 

Why did Falsafi not go to the pulpit this year?

Contrary to the expatiations of some people, during the month of Ramadan this year, Falsafi is not going to the pulpit [to preach]. This silence, which takes place after several years of constant preaching, has been interpreted by informed circles in various ways. Last year, Falsafi launched a campaign against the Baha’i sect. This year, while the religious discourse of Falsafi has been discontinued, Baha’is consider the interruption of this programme to be the result of their influence.

Our correspondent, quoting one of the informed authorities, reports, “Since Falsafi spoke very sharply in the funeral of the late Abdol-Saheb Safaei, and he is one of the orators and speech-givers who cannot ...”