Purdah between in-laws

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Q: Is purdah (hijab) to be observed between the father of the husband and and mother of the wife?


A: Observing purdah is not compulsory between son in-law and mother in-law, and father in-law and daughter in-law. However observing purdah is compulsory between the boys father and the girls mother.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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.

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