Q: Is namaaz valid in half sleeve shirt?
A: Though the Salaah will be valid, however it is makrooh for one to perform Salaah in such clothing. For further details refer to http://muftionline.co.za/node/14093
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
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.