Five-day Jor Ijtema begins at Tongi

Five-day Jor Ijtema begins at Tongi

The five-day ‘Jor Ijtema’, a preparatory event of the two-phase Biswa Ijtema, began on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi Friday.


Over 0.1 million devotees from both home and abroad are expected to join the Jor Ijtema that will end December 6, said Tablig Jamaat sources.


Most of the devotees will keep staying at the Ijtema venue to complete the preparations for the two-phase Biswa Ijtema.


The first-phase Biswa Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation in the world, will be held on January 13 to 15 and second phrase from January 20 to 22 in 2017.