Are we allowed to do any kind of business on the day of eid-ul-fitr and eid-ul-adha ? LIke running supermarkets etc.
In the name of Allāh, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
Assalāmu ῾alaykum wa Rahmatullāhi Wabarakātuh
At the outset, Eid is a day of eating , drinking and having relation with one’s spouse. It would be preferable to spend your Eid with the family and entertain them. However, it is permissible to do all kind of business on Eid Day.
And Allāh Ta῾āla Knows Best
Ml. Abdur Rahman Shareef,
Student Dārul Iftā
Concurred by: Ml. Abduz Zaman, Student Dārul Iftā
Under the guidance of:
Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb
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