Which one is right? (1) Salaam Alaikum. (2) Assalaam alaikum.

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 290/241/B=3/1438)

It is correct to say Assalamu Alaikum (السلام عليكم); it is not correct to pronounce Salamu Alaikum (سلامعليكم).

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.

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