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[Newspaper:] Koushesh

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

[Issue No.:] 83


Religious Celebration Ceremony by Brigadier General Bakhtiar, the Military Governor

On the afternoon of last Thursday, on the occasion of the blessed birth of His Holiness the Prophet of Islam (PBUH), a glorious religious ceremony was held at the Military Governorate of Tehran in which many clerics, scholars, preachers, merchants, guild members, and residents of the capital took part.

The grand hall of the Military Governorate, which can hold thousands of people, was crowded and several times filled with a multitude of people. About 50,000 people attended this grand religious celebration.

The celebration began with effective religious speeches and poems by religious speakers and concluded with religious and national slogans and prayers for the blessed person of His Imperial Majesty, the shelter of Islam, at 7:00 pm.