Lahore: Raiwind Tablighi Ijtima is one of event organized every year to offer the learners, followers for insights of the Islamic teachings. The religious event attracts hundreds of people across the globe to attend the religious event. Religious scholars give speeches, present accounts, narrations and details about Islam thereby giving chance to those who seek guidance and learning about religion.
As the name suggests, the congregation is held in Raiwind, city of Lahore while the preaching gathering is organized at a mass scale with details on social websites and live coverage of the event by media on instruction by the Punjab government.
Last year too in 2012, in the month of November for 6 days the gathering took place. The event was a success, half a million participants showed up. Similar event was also done in Karachi.
Maulan Zubair al Hasan had led the congregation prayer last year at the Raiwind Ijtema. Owing to the terrorist activities in the city, strict security measures are taken to avoid causalities. Heavy armed forces are deployed with a check on any suspicion act. Usually, large gatherings are the target sites for the terrorists.
Date for this year’s event has not been officially announced but it is likely to take place in 1 st week of November. We would update accordingly.