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Sunday, January 24, 2010

Bangladesh's Muslim pilgrimage calls for peace, stability

Dhaka - Millions of devotees prayed for global peace, prosperity and unity in Bangladesh as the world's second-largest Muslim congregation concluded Sunday.

Indian scholar Moulana Jubayerul Hassan led the concluding prayers of the three-day Ijtema congregation on the banks of river Turag in Tongi, about 30 kilometres north of capital Dhaka.

Organisers estimated more than 3 million devotees attended the mass prayer, which was aired live throughout the country.

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