What is your opinion about prawn? Can we eat it?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Darulifta Deoband Waqf
What is your opinion about prawn. Can we eat it?


Ref. No. 39/1093

In the name of Allah the most Gracious the most merciful

The answer to your question is as follows:

Ulama have different opinions in regard to the prawn eating. Imam Abu Hanifa is of the opinion that prawn does not come under the category of fish which is lawful. So you are suggested to avoid prawn eating.

And Allah knows best

Darul Ifta

Darul Uloom Waqf Deoband


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