Exchanging Musjid property

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: There is a land of a musjid for cultivation in my village. Some people of our village have no way of going out even through the qabrastaan besides that masjid land. Can that land be exchanged for some other land?


A: Musjid property is generally waqf. And the waqf property should not be exchanged.

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


Answered by:

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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