AURANGABAD: While lakhs of Muslims have already reached Limbe Jalgaon , in Aurangabad to attend the three day Ijtema which will begin tomorrow , many lakhs more are on the way to attend this state level Ijtema in which some foreign Ulemas and Jamats have also been invited .
Elaborate arrangements were completed a week before as thousands of volunteers were working for the last six month to facilitate arrangements for millions of participants.
Tablighi Jamat head of India Maulana Sa’ad reached Aurangabad today in the morning along with his senior colleagues .He travelled by plane from Delhi to Mumbai. But he reached Aurangabad by travelling in a train from Mumbai.
Today , Namaz e Juma was performed at Ijtema Gah in which a large crowd gathered .But the Ijtema will begin after the Namaz e Fajr on Saturday .
It is said that Railways is running many special trains for the participants of the Ijtema from various destinations .State Road Transport Corporation is also plying 72 special bus services for the Ijtema daily from Aurangabad city to Ijtema Gah at Limbe Jalgaon .This location of Ijtema is situated 20 km away from the Aurangabad city .
While lakhs of people from state will stay for three days in the camps erected there , a large number of local Muslims are expected to visit IjtemaGah daily .Therefore 72 special ST buses are being run from city to Limbe Jalgaon taaluka to facilitate local Muslims .
Although the exact figures are not being disclosed, it is said that it will be a largest Ijtema , in the history of Maharashtra .It is reported that lakhs of Muslims are reaching to the Ijtema Gah from more than 26 districts of the state .
Special arrangements have been made for their three day stay , region wise and district wise .Apart from the state participants few thousand guests are coming from various parts of the country as well as some foreign countries .Their number is said to be approximately 70 thousands .