Hujjat al-Islam Babaeian said that the representative in the parliament who is aligned with ‎the Islamic Revolution must not be dependent on the centres of power and wealth and said, ‎‎“Such a person cannot respond to the demands of the ordinary and deprived people.”‎

RNA – In an exclusive interview with Rasa News Agency in Sari, Hujjat al-Islam Abbas ‎Babaeian, a teacher in the Islamic Seminaries of Mazandaran, referred to the upcoming ‎eleventh term of Iran’s parliament, the Islamic Consultative Parliament, and said that the ‎people’s participation in the elections guarantees the vitality and health of the movement of ‎the people and the strength of the Islamic system and government.”‎

The next legislative election in Iran is scheduled for February 21, 2020.‎

His Eminence described the people’s participation in the elections as a manifestation of the ‎realization of the rights, authority and ability of the people and that the elections are a ‎symbolization of national solidarity against the enemies and added, “The presence of the ‎people in the elections demonstrates the popularity of the system and its reliance on the ‎votes of the people.”‎
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He emphasized that in the true sense of the word “parliament” must be the “home” of the ‎nation, not the private space of governments and said, “Today we need a jihadi, pragmatic ‎and programmatic parliament backed by the people.” ‎

Hujjat al-Islam Babaeian stated that the only way to achieve a strong and powerful ‎government is to form a powerful and revolutionary parliament and said, “If such a ‎parliament comes to power, we can fulfill the demands of the people through the ‎governments.” ‎

The scholar stressed that we need a strong parliament today to be able to control ‎governments easily and added, “A marginal parliament cannot address the demands of the ‎people.”‎
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In another part of his speech, he referred to the characteristics of a representative in the ‎parliament who is aligned with the Islamic Revolution and stated that such a representative ‎must have political vision and insight, “The representative of the Islamic Revolution must be ‎a servant of the people and be simple and strictly avoid aristocracy.”‎
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Hujjat al-Islam Babaeian emphasized that a representative who is aligned with the Islamic ‎Revolution must be sympathetic to the people, especially the disadvantaged classes of ‎society and said, “A representative in the parliament who isn’t informed of the lower classes ‎of society doesn’t have the status of representing the people in the Islamic system.”‎
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He said that a representative who is aligned with the Islamic Revolution must not be ‎dependent on the centres of power and wealth and said, “Such a representative cannot ‎respond to the demands of the ordinary and deprived people.” ‎

Hujjat al-Islam Babaeian emphasized that the a representative who is aligned with the ‎Islamic Revolution must act with force in the fight against corruption and economic rent in ‎the country and said, “The situation in the country today is such that a strong and ‎revolutionary parliament and government is needed to meet the rightful demands of the ‎people.” ‎

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