Eating with the left hand due to an excuse

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Eating with the left hand is haram. But my grandfathers right hand was injured and now since 45 years he was eating with left hand because he is unable to eat with right hand. Is this correct?

Bismillaah

A: He is excused.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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