14:09 - January 13, 2021
News ID: 3473697
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The office of Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said this year there will be no public mourning ceremony for the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (SA) at the Imam Khomeini Husseinya in Tehran.

No Public Event for Martyrdom Anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (SA)


Given the coronavirus pandemic and the need to observe the health protocols, the mourning programs in presence of the Leader will be held without the participation of people this year, it said in a statement.

It added that the programs will be broadcast on different TV channels for people to watch.

Shia Muslims and others in different parts of the world hold ceremonies every year on the first days of the month of Jumada al-Thani in the lunar Hijri calendar to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (SA).

The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, has infected more than 92 million people around the world. More than 1.97 million people have died of the disease globally.  

The outbreak has had a major impact on global sporting, cultural, religious and political events, with a host of events canceled or postponed and others held with certain restrictions.



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