Q: In the Indian government there is a bridal scheme. The government give 50000rs for nikaah to the bridal. Is it permissible in Shariah to take that money?
A: If it is an assistance that the government gives then it is permissible to receive it.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)