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    Posted February 7, 2014 by
    Anik1988
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    Seek For Salvation

     
    Bishawa Ijtema is the after holy Hajj for the Muslim. It helds every year near Turag river situated at Tongi,Dhaka, Bangladesh. More than 40 million devotees attend at the Ijtema. People around the world comes to Ijtema every year.Muslim devotees are very enthusiastic to present at least at akheri munajat (last prayer) at Ijtema as it is very gracious.People come from diffrent part of the country by feet,trains,buses, boat and every possible way to attend the Ijtema. This occasion is very enormous for the believers.
    This year (2014) Ijtema occured in two phases. This two phases have started from 2011 as the number of attendee have been increasing every year. Traditionally, it was used to be a three day single phase gathering held since 1967. Although, it’s a three day occasion but people comes almost a week before to volunteer making temporary house and other essentials work. People organizes everything themselves without help of any outside organizations.

    The surroundings of Turag river and fields are the main point of Ijtema. Devotees take all their belongings like cloths,food and cooking materials along with them as they live there for those three days and pray continuously. Last day is the most important day for Devotees as it is the day for last prayer and devotees seeks salvation through this prayer at the Ijtema.

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