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Lakhs of Muslims to attend state-level 'Tablighi Jamaat Ijtema-2018'

Lakhs of Muslims from acrossthe country as well as from the world are likely to attend the three-day state-level conference 'Tablighi Jamaat Ijtema-2018', whichwill be held at Limbe Jalgaon village in Gangapur taluka of thedistrict from February 24. The aim of the event is universal peace, brotherhood, development ofcountry, the organisers said. Muslim scholars and experts will discuss various religious issuesduring the three-day event.

The organising committee has set up more than 20 to 25 various sub-committees and assigned them different types of responsibilities tomake the event a success. Preparations for the event commenced nearly two months back, inwhich the members of the community participated voluntarily to helpthe committee make arrangements at the venue. Separate arrangements have also been made for dumb and deafparticipants in the event. Farmers from the Limbe-Jalgaon village have made available theirlands to hold the mega event free-of-cost. Arrangements of food, drinking water, stay and other basic amenitieshave virtually been done.

Ijtema organisers have obtained no-objection certificates (NOCs)from Police, Fire Brigade, Health Department, Public WorksDepartment and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution CompanyLimited (MSEDCL). MSEDCL has made arrangement of separate feeders of electricity forthe event. The Maharashtra government has issued a GR stating that all the Urduschools in the state will observe a holiday on the concluding day ofIjtema on February 26. Meanwhile, arrangement of several special trains and buses fromdifferent locations of the state and the country to the venue hasbeen made. All the toll plazas have been directed to exempt collection of tollfrom the vehicles coming for Ijtema, sources added.

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