The delegations of the Iraq's holy shrine ( of Imam Ali, of Imam al-Hussayn, of Imam al-Hadi and Imam al-'Askari and of al-Abbas (peace be upon them)), participating in the fifth annual cultural festival of the Commander of the Faithful (peace be upon him), which will be launched in the Indian city Calcutta on Wednesday the 14th of Rajab 1438 AH corresponding to the 12th of April 2017, were received by crowds of the lovers and followers of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) in the city and particularly in the Hussayniyat Fadl al-Nisa, held and sponsored by the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine for the fifth year in row, to celebrate the birth anniversary of the Master and the dragonfly of Religion the Wasiy of the Messenger of the Lord of the worlds; the Commander of the Faithful ; Imam Ali (peace be upon him).
And despite the arrival of the delegations late at night, however the believers have waited to welcome the ambassadors of the shrines of their Imams (peace be upon them).
And as usual, the people of India have welcomed their guest with natural roses accompanied by prayers on the Prophet and his holy and pure Household (peace be upon them), thanking the Almighty that their city has the honor to receive the activities of this blessed festival, as it is linked to the birth of the Commander of the Faithful; Ali Ibn Abi Taleb (peace be upon him).
It is to note that this festival will be held in the Hussayniyat Fadl al-Nisa in the Indian city Calcutta for the period between 14th to the 18th of Rajab 1438 AH under the slogan "the Commander of the Faithful (peace be upon him) the proof on people and the guider to the wisdom". The preparatory committee of this festival has prepared many activities to maintain the series of positive and interactive results achieved in the previous editions, which were held in Lucknow, Hyderabad and Bangalore.