Making purda from the husband’s brothers and cousins

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: What shall we do about purda, especially after marriage. Because in India, generally many families don’t allow to do pardah from husband’s cousin brothers, brother-in- laws and other close relatives. What shall we do in such a situations? Please suggest me from shara’i point of view that how to comeout from this situation.


A: Observing purda is compulsory. Hence, strict purda should be observed with all non-mahrams.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)


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