Reza Ostadi

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Reza Ostadi
رضا استادی مقدم
Member of Guardian Council
In office
August 2, 1997 – August 3, 2005
Member of the Assembly of Experts
Assumed office
December 15, 2006
Personal details
Born (1937-09-29) September 29, 1937 (age 79)
Tehran, Iran
Political party none
Religion Usuli Twelver Shi'a Islam

Ayatollah Reza Ostadi Moghadam (Persian: رضا استادی مقدم) (born 1937 in Tehran) is a member of the Expediency Discernment Council and the Assembly of Experts of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Previously, during the presidency of Mohammad Khatami, he was also a member of the Guardian Council.

While in the Guardian Council in 2000, he confirmed the rejection of 600 candidates out of an original 758 candidates who were running for public office.[1]


In July 2009, Ayatollah Ostadi issued a stringing criticism of Ahmadinejad and the 'status quo.' He announced he will stop leading Friday prayers at Qom Mosque.[2] Ostadi belongs to the hardline Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom.

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