Staff Correspondent: Indian noted Islamic scholar Maulana Muhammad Saad Khandhalvi on Saturday left Dhaka in the face of stern opposition from a faction of Tabligh Jamaat.
Saad arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday to attend the Biswa Ijtema amid street protests in front of the Shahjalal International Airport.
Later, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday said top scholar of Indian Tabligh Jamaat Maulana Saad will not join the 53rd Biswa Ijtema.
He stayed at Kakrail Mosque until his departure.
The first phase of the congregation began on Friday and will be ended on Sunday.
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