The programs were organized on Friday in cities and towns like New Delhi, Lucknow, Kargil, Allahabad, and Amroha.
They included speeches, eulogy recitations, and poetry reading. There were also seminars and scholarly forums as well as cultural and religious contests.
Saturday, February 15, is the 20th day of the month of Jamda al-Thani in the lunar Hirjri calendar, which marks the birthday anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (SA).
Shia Muslims all around the world celebrate the auspicious occasion.