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Q: I would like to know whether it is necessary for the brides representative to be her Mahram and if nikah was made without her Mahram as her representative will that nikah be valid also how many witnesses are necessary for the nikah to be valid?



1. No

2. Yes

3. For the nikaah to be valid, it is a precondition that at least two male baaligh sane Muslims be present at the time of the nikaah.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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