Millions of Muslims gather for Bishwa Ijtema festival in Bangladesh

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Millions of Muslims gathered in Bangladesh by the banks of the Turag River in the city of Tongi, near Dhaka, to take part in the Bishwa Ijtema festival celebrations on Friday. The festival, one of the largest Muslim congregations in the world after the Hajj, is attended annually by around five million pilgrims.