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Is my wife’s sister my mahram?

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asalamualaykum, Is my wifes sister my mahram? Is my wifes mother my mahram? Please give detailed explanation. JazakAllah Khair

Answer

(Fatwa: 1131/923=L/1430)

 

Sister of wife (sister in law) is non-mahram, one should observe hijab.

Mother of wife (mother in law) is mahram.

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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