Bride not permitted to speak to groom’s family after engagement?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: There’s a practice here in my country that after the bride is engaged, she can’t see/appear in front of anyone (even females) from the groom’s family. Is that practice from Islam?

Bismillaah

A: She can speak and appear for them like she may speak and appear before other women.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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