Answered by: Maulana Shadman Ahmed
Does a woman have to make pardah in front of her father’s first cousin brother?
بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
Yes, a woman has to make purdah in front of her father’s first cousin. The principle is that if a woman can marry a man then she has to do purdah from him. If it was your father’s actual brother then you wouldn’t have to make purdah in front of him.
Only Allah knows best
Written by Maulana Shadman Ahmed
Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah
Darul Ifta Birmingham
Muftī Maḥmūd Ḥasan Ghangohī. Fatāwā Maḥmūdiyyah, Vol. 11. Pg. 268