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Marriage Performed by Qadiani Imam

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Q: Is a nikah (marriage) conducted by an Ahmadi (Qadiani) imam valid? If a Sunni man marries a daughter of a Qadiani who is not a Qadiani herself, and the wife’s father insisted that the nikah be conducted by a Qadiani imam, would that nikah be valid even if the husband and wife are not Qadianis?

A. Even if the boy and girl are not Qadiyanis, a Nikah performed by a Qadiyani Imam is not valid. The Nikah should be re-performed by a Sunni Imam.

Moulana Yusuf Laher
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