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The divine train journey

Thousands of Muslims attended the annual three-day event near Dhaka that is one of the world’s largest religious gatherings.

Bangladeshi Muslim devotees head to their homes in an over-crowded train after attending three-day Islamic congregation on the banks of the River Turag in Tongi, 20 km north of Dhaka on Sunday. (AP photos)

A man jumps from the top of one overcrowded train to another

Bangladeshi Muslims pray as they wait in the thousands of return home

Hundreds of Muslim make their way back home

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims attended the annual three-day event that is one of the world’s largest religious gatherings being held since 1960’s to revive Islamic tenets. It shuns politics and calls for peace.

Bangladeshi railway police try to clear the line, as thousands of Muslims gather to board trains

A vendor sells paan as devotees try to head to their homes in over-crowded trains after attending three-day Islamic congregation