A three-day long Ijtema (Islamic religious gathering) of Tablig Jamaat has started at Mirkadim Municipality under Sadar Upazila here on Thursday.
Through general account, the activities of the Ijtema started on six huge grounds in the municipality. The Ijtema will end through final offering on Saturday noon.
Thousands of devotees from six upazilas and two municipalities of the district and foreign devotees from Indonesia, Malaysia and the UAE are taking part in the Ijtema.
To ensure security at the Ijtema venue, the district administration and police took different measures.
Mayor of Mirkadim Municipality Shahidul Islam Shahin is monitoring the programme.
Different medical camps by government and non-government organisations have been opened near the Ijtema venue.
Besides, police patrol has been arranged in the Dhaleswari and Ichhamoti rivers near the Ijtema venue.