Is television haraam?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by
Is television haraam?


(Fatwa: 1617/1383=B/1429)


Television is a tool of entertainment and amusement, the root cause of indecencies and obscenities, it has taken the place of cinema. Those who watch television watch haram programme and learn nudity and sinful acts. Therefore, watching television is haram.  

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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