2nd phase Bishwa Ijtema begins

Published: 17 Jan 2020 Updated: 18 Jan 2020   

Online Desk

The second phase of three-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of  Muslims after Hajj, begins on the banks of the Turag River at Tongi on Friday.

The 55th edition of the Biswa Ijtema began with "a'mbayan" (general sermons) after Fazr prayers with the participation of the followers of Indian Islamic preacher Maulana Muhammad Saad Al Kandhalvi.

The religious sermons  were delivered by Indian scholar Maulana Mohammad Osman.

Several thousand devotees are expected to offer Jum'a prayers on the first day of the2ndphase Ijtema.

Thousands of devotees from home and abroad thronged the banks of the Turag River to take part in the religious event to seek divine blessings of the Almighty Allah.

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