[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:] Post-e-Tehran

[Date:] 13 Aban 1334 [5 November 1955]

[Issue No.:] 728

 

From 16:00 on Thursday, for the occasion of the blessed birthday of His Holiness the Prophet of Islam (PBUH), a glorious ceremony was held at the military governorate of Tehran and a large number of clerics, scholars, preachers, merchants, guilds and residents of the capital participated in this celebration. The grand and luxurious hall of the military governorate has the capacity to hold thousands of people. It was several times filled with a large crowd, and about 50,000 people gradually attended the grand religious celebration. The celebration began with an effective speech and exciting poems by religious speakers. Mr. Mohammad Mohammadi, head of the Office of the Director General of the Education Inspectorate, also delivered a speech that was highly regarded by the audience.

The celebration ended at 7:00 p.m. with religious and national slogans and prayers for His Imperial Majesty.