Ijtema of Tablighi Jamaat in city from tomorrow
About three lakh devout are expected to participate in the religious gathering to be organised from Friday at Pahadishareef grounds. The 3-day Ijtema of Tablighi Jamaat will start from April 5 and will conclude on April 7.
Pahadishareef: About three lakh devout are expected to participate in the religious gathering to be organised from Friday at Pahadishareef grounds. The 3-day Ijtema of Tablighi Jamaat will start from April 5 and will conclude on April 7.
One of the organisers of Ijtema, Maulana Mohammed Ali said that Ijtema was being organised with the primary objective of stirring up the spiritual conscience amongst youth as well as elders amongst the Muslim community. "Muslims should know the Almightly and with the faith and believe in Allah, they are ordained to love and follow the path show by Prophet Mohammed. As part of this guidance, the scholars will deliver lectures on various aspects of Islam. In Ijtema the people are attending from all over the country, which starts from early morning on April 5," he said.
He also said that each day in early morning after the prayer, Fajr, the Bayan (sermon) by religious scholars, would be organised. In the morning from 10 am to 12 noon, there would be a programme of Halqa. After the Zohar prayer also, there will be a bayan and after the Asr prayer there will be a programme on Fazail-e-Zikr (importance of recitation). After the Magrib prayer till Isha prayer, there will be bayan and till mid-night there will be dua, which will continue for all three days.
Many Islamic scholars from all over the country will be delivering lectures. They include Maulana Ibrahim, Maulana Ahmed Zahed, Maulana Ismail Bodra and many others. They will speak on the topic of Islamic Sharia and beliefs of Prophet Mohammed. Ijetma will conclude with a grand Dua by Islamic Scholars.
RR District Collector Lokesh Kumar, Director of Minorities and TS Wakf Board CEO, Shanawaz Qasim, Rachakonda Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat and the officers of law and order police, traffic police, Jalpally GHMC commissioner, electricity department, fire department and all the government officers took part in a coordination meeting and also inspected the arrangements for Ijtema.
They said that a ground was spread over about 50 acres and arrangements made for dining, rest rooms, prayer halls and space for parking. As many as 100 tents will be installed as part of arrangements, besides an artificial pond with a capacity of 1 crore litres. More than 1,000 police officers of law and order and traffic will be on duty. As many as 75 CCTV cameras were installed on the Ijtema premises. Also, 1,500 toilets and 250 shower baths are installed temporarily.