IBNA- The book, ‘The First Commander’, a collection of forty diaries remained from the martyr commander ‘Seyyed Mohammad Sa’eed Ja`fari’, written by Reza Karimi, is printed by ‘Daftar-e-Nashr-e-Ma`aref’ Publications.
According to IBNA correspondent, Martyr Seyyed Mohammad Sa’eed Ja`fari was born on February 1, 1953 in Qasr-e-Shirin, west of Iran. His lineage traces back to the old, noble Sadats of Kermanshah whose genealogy goes back to Imam Hassan Ibn Ali Ibn Abi Talib (AS), the second Shi’ite Imam.
The book ‘The First Commander’ embraces the titles ‘Childhood and Adolescent Years, Seminary Education of the Martyr, His Activities, Establishment of a Committee to Assist the Poor, His Arrest by SAVAK, A Founding member of the Revolutionary Guards in 1979, Activities after the Revolution, Visiting Imam Khomeini and carrying out the first military actions after the revolution.
One of the acts performed by this martyr was the establishment of a committee to assist the poor, on which we read: “He founded a complex with the assistance of the influential clergy, businessmen and the rich charitable people of Kermanshah to assist the poor and the needy.
His good relations with the clergy played a significant role in connecting the clergymen of the region which led to the formation of Kermanshah’s Clergy Community in the year 1978 which together with the exiled clergymen issued tens of statements against the regime of the second Pahlavi Shah.