Biswa Ijtema concludes

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The fewer number of transports on the street forced the devotees to take the risk on their way back home at the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The fewer number of transports on the street forced the devotees to take the risk on their way back home at the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The fewer number of transports on the street forced the devotees to take the risk on their way back home at the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The fewer number of transports on the street forced the devotees to take the risk on their way back home at the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The fewer number of transports on the street forced the devotees to take the risk on their way back home at the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The fewer number of transports on the street forced the devotees to take the risk on their way back home at the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The fewer number of transports on the street forced the devotees to take the risk on their way back home at the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The fewer number of transports on the street forced the devotees to take the risk on their way back home at the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Photographers including many from abroad take the vantage point on Sunday to take pictures of Biswa Ijtema considered to be the second biggest Islamic congregation for the Muslims after the Hajj. The first phase of the Ijtema ended on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Photographers including many from abroad take the vantage point on Sunday to take pictures of Biswa Ijtema considered to be the second biggest Islamic congregation for the Muslims after the Hajj. The first phase of the Ijtema ended on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The first phase of the Biswa Ijtema ends with closing prayers or Akhari Munajat in Tongi on Sunday with hundreds of thousands of people from home and abroad take part. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The first phase of the Biswa Ijtema ends with closing prayers or Akhari Munajat in Tongi on Sunday with hundreds of thousands of people from home and abroad take part. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The first phase of the Biswa Ijtema ends with closing prayers or Akhari Munajat in Tongi on Sunday with hundreds of thousands of people from home and abroad take part. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The first phase of the Biswa Ijtema ends with closing prayers or Akhari Munajat in Tongi on Sunday with hundreds of thousands of people from home and abroad take part. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The first phase of the Biswa Ijtema ends with closing prayers or Akhari Munajat in Tongi on Sunday with hundreds of thousands of people from home and abroad take part. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The first phase of the Biswa Ijtema ends with closing prayers or Akhari Munajat in Tongi on Sunday with hundreds of thousands of people from home and abroad take part. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • A large number of women also take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    A large number of women also take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • A large number of women also take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    A large number of women also take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • A large number of women also take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    A large number of women also take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The little ones take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The little ones take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The little ones take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The little ones take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • The little ones take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The little ones take part in closing prayers with the elderly at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People had to take a long walk back to their destinations as there were fewer transports on the airport roads after hundreds of thousands of people took part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People had to take a long walk back to their destinations as there were fewer transports on the airport roads after hundreds of thousands of people took part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People had to take a long walk back to their destinations as there were fewer transports on the airport roads after hundreds of thousands of people took part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People had to take a long walk back to their destinations as there were fewer transports on the airport roads after hundreds of thousands of people took part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People take the rooftop of the train and walk along the tracks to reach home after attending the final prayers at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People take the rooftop of the train and walk along the tracks to reach home after attending the final prayers at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People take the rooftop of the train and walk along the tracks to reach home after attending the final prayers at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People take the rooftop of the train and walk along the tracks to reach home after attending the final prayers at the Biswa Ijtema in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People had to take a long walk back to their destinations as there were fewer transports on the airport roads after hundreds of thousands of people took part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People had to take a long walk back to their destinations as there were fewer transports on the airport roads after hundreds of thousands of people took part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands of people take part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands of people take part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands of people take part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands of people take part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands of people take part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands of people take part in closing prayers at the Biswa Ijtema by the river Turag in Tongi on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Hundreds of thousands Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation after the hajj. Photo taken on Sunday from Gazipur’s Tongi, where the congregation is held every year on the banks of the Turag River. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema from her official residence the Ganabhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema from her official residence the Ganabhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema from her official residence the Ganabhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema from her official residence the Ganabhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema from her official residence the Ganabhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema from her official residence the Ganabhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema from her official residence the Ganabhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took part in the Akheri Munajat (final prayers) that marks the end of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema from her official residence the Ganabhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO