Iranians across country mark 45th anniversary of Islamic Revolution
People across Iran have taken to the streets to mark the 45th anniversary of victory of the Islamic Revolution.
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Rallies to mark the 45th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution have begun in Tehran along with other major and small cities across the nation.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi and top officials naming first vice president Mohammad Mokhber, Esmail Qaani, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as well as the cabinet members and ministers also attended the rallies.
This is an annual public rally where Iranians take part across the country to celebrate the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and renew their allegiance to the ideals of the Revolution, its founder Imam Khomeini (RA) and Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
45 years ago, on the 12th of Bahman 1357 in Persian Calender (February 1, 1979), Imam Khomeini (RA), the great founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, after fifteen years of exile and distance from his homeland, stepped into the soil of Islamic Iran amid the enthusiastic welcome of the people.
Ten days after his arrival to Iran, on the 22nd of Bahman 1357 (February 11, 1979), the Islamic Revolution of Iran reached victory over the former Shah of Iran.
For this reason, from the 12th day of Bahman, which is the day of Imam Khomeini's (RA) arrival in Iran, to the 22nd day of Bahman, which is the day of the victory of the Islamic Revolution, it is called the "10-day dawn "and every year, special celebrations and ceremonies for the victory of the Islamic Revolution take place in is held these days.
On the sideline of this year’s rally in Tehran, the ground-to-ground missile system Qiam 1 has been exposed to the public.