Ayatollah Khomeini returns to homeland

Khomeini’s return and the 10 days following are now celebrated in homeland as the Fajr decade.At the age of 61, Khomeini found the arena of leadership open following the deaths of Ayatollah Sayyed Husayn Borujerdi (1961), the leading, although quiescent, Shi’ah religious leader; and Ayatollah Abol-Ghasem Kashani (1962), an activist cleric.