Q: Surah Fatihah must be read in every rakah of Salah to be complete, isn’t? Then in Salatul Janazah why Surah Fatihah is not read, what if we read it ?
A: Salaatul Janaazah is a dua. It is not a namaaz.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)