11:57 - August 20, 2019
News ID: 3469207
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Shia Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Ghadir on Tuesday.


Iranians across the country celebrated the event with illumination of thoroughfares, streets and distribution of sweets.

The event of Ghadir, or Eid al-Ghadir, is celebrated by Shia Muslims around the world every year. It is among important feasts and happy holidays of Shia Muslims held on the 18th day of Dhul Hijja in the lunar Hijri calendar.

It was the day when according to reports, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) appointed Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) as his caliph and the Imam after himself following an order from God.

Tags: IQNA ، al-Ghadir ، Muslims
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