Q: I have been advised to omit the salaam when sending out a wake up for fajr reminder. The sender says those who do not respond will be deemed to be sinful. Kindly advise.
A: Replying to a salaam is compulsory, unless it is a verbal recorded message.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)