When the Azaan is going on, can one continue reading the Quran, is this considered sinful?

Q: When the Azaan is going on, can one continue reading the Quran, is this considered sinful?

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A: It is permissible, but it is better to stop the recitation.

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

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)