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)
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.