Government to take steps to hold united Ijtema next year: minister

United News of Bangladesh . Gazipur | Published: 13:58, Feb 18,2019 | Updated: 14:01, Feb 18,2019


State minister of religious affairs Sheikh Md Abdullah on Monday said that government would take initiative for holding a unified Biswa Ijtema with presence of the two feuding groups of Tabligh Jamaat from next year.

The state minister came up with the remarks while visiting the Ijtema ground on the second day of Biswa Ijtema attended by the followers of Indian Islamic preacher Maulana Muhammad Saad Al Kandhalvi.

The junior minister also said that Ijtema was being held peacefully without any problem and efforts would be there to hold a unified Ijtema next year.

On second day of second phase of Ijtema, the religious Bayan was delivered by Indian Mursalin which was translated in Bangla by Mawlana Abdullah Mansur.

The Akheri Munajat would be held on Tuesday at 10:00am.

Biswa Ijtema, now being held on the bank of the Turag River with the participation of the followers of Indian Islamic preacher Maulana Muhammad Saad Al Kandhalvi, has been extended by another day as heavy rain disrupted the congregation on Sunday morning.

On Saturday morning, the Akheri Munajat of the followers of Maulana Jubair Hassan was held on the same ground.

TablighJamaat has been organising the Ijtema at the venue since 1967.

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