عنوان مقاله [English]
Election for the second Islamic Consultative Assembly (Parliament) was held in different circumstances with the previous period. Liberal forces gradually left the political structure and hence the parliamentary election was only contested by forces that were known as the Line of the Imam. People thought that by unification of the candidates, the political environment is protected from any challenge, but the conditions changed. A while before the second round of parliamentary elections,
the seeds of disagreement and the challenge spread among them. Gradually the two factions known as the "left" and "right" of the religious forces emerge. Therefore, the parliamentary elections were not held in absolute peace and harmony.One of the features of the parliamentary election was the leading presence of Imam Khomeini
He was well aware of the atmosphere of the elections and the formation of new conflicts. So he tried to reduce the negative impact of these factions. Since he attached particular importance to the democratic aspect of the system, he prevented different factions from taking people’s right to elect from them.
This study aims to present a descriptive approach to identify and investigate Imam Khomeini's positions on Parliament's election challenges and political conflicts. The main question of this research is: What challenges and conflicts during the second parliamentary elections surfaced and what were the positions of Imam Khomeini the Leader of the Islamic Revolution to conduct elections and manage political processes.