Kashmir (IP) - Under the strict control of the Indian government, the people of Kashmir celebrated the occasion of Ghadir Eid.

Iran press/ Asia: Eid al-Ghadir is among Shia Muslims' most significant feasts.

It comes eight days after another significant festivity on the Islamic lunar calendar, Eid al-Ghadir or the Feast of Sacrifice. The occasion marks the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina.

Houses, mosques, and Hussainiyas in different parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir were decorated due to the arrival of the Ghadir occasion. 

Kashmiri children sang eulogies in praise of Imam Ali (AS), the first Imam of the world's Shias.

Kashmiri scholars highlighted the importance of the Ghadir occasion and 'Wilaya' and asked the people to obey the religious leader during the absence of Imam Mahdi (AS). 


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