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Q: We have an issue of distributing land amongst our family. My Grand mother died. She had 4 daughters and 1 son. The son died before her death, So according to islam is their any distribution of land amongst the family of her deceased son or not. I mean how could the whole land be divided by 4 daughters and the children of the deceased son. Remember the son died before my grand mother death. thanks for your precious time and consideration.


A: If the deceased son had sons and daughters then they will also have a share.

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


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Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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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