Political marriages in the circle of power

The family did not hold a specific surname before 1921, they would normally go by Hindi, which meant “from India”, since their grandfather had migrated from there. However, after the 1921 Persian , when Reza Shah passed a law ordering all Iranians to take a surname; Ruhullah chose for himself the surname Khomeini (from Khomeyn), whilst his brother Morteza chose Pasandideh (transl. Pleasant), and Nur al-Din chose Hindi.

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