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Bishwa Ijtema ends tomorrow


The “Akheri Munajat” of the first phase of Bishwa Ijtema on the banks of river Turag at Tongi will be offered tomorrow, ending the three-day annual Muslim congregation.Tens of thousands of the Muslims from home and abroad are participating in the second largest congregation of the Muslims after Hajj.Our Gazipur correspondent reports, some three million people from all walks of life are expected to join the Akheri Munajat before the Zohr prayers tomorrow.The second phase of the Ijtema will be held from January 15 to 17 at the same venue.President M Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, ministers, MPs, political leaders and senior officials are expected to join the concluding prayer along with millions of devotees.Loudspeakers have been set up at many places in and outside the ijtema ground to facilitate people to listen to the munajat.The Ijtema formally began with “ambayan” (general sermon) after Fazr prayers at dawn on Friday.Today, the second day of the Ijtema, passed off through discussions on various issues, including teachings of Islam and supremacy of Allah.Eminent alims, in their sermons, stressed on following the guidance of the holy Quran and Sunnah. The sermons were translated into different languages. – source:BSS


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