Imam Khomeini encouraged democratic norms, boosted role of parliament

Popular vote and the elections was widely accepted and accepted as vital norm and was institutionalized in the structure of the Islamic system following the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.

ID: 56791 | Date: 2019/05/27
Iran has held several presidential, parliamentary and Assembly of Experts votes over the nearly past four decades following the victory of the Islamic Revolution under the wise leadership of Imam .

Imam had always sought people massive participation in all crucial decisions of state as a vital. 

The founder of the Islamic Republic had frequently stressed the massive participation of people in all fields, including political, cultural and cultural affairs. 

At the very sensitive juncture of history, Imam Khomeini recommended the relevant authorities that all means must be resorted to organize a historic referendum immediately after the emergence of the revolution.

It is notable that several individuals and officials had asked Imam to hold vote at a later suitable stage as people have demonstrated their trust at his leadership during massive rallies in support of the Islamic Revolution. 

Imam established the Islamic-democratic system based on religious values and the aspirations of the mass public. 

Imam Khomeini in his messages and speeches urged for the vigilant participation of the Iranian nation in determination of its fate. The founder of the Islamic Republic maintained and believed that the Iranian nation by flocking to the polling stations, should take their destiny into their own hands.