Government bridal scheme

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

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.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)