Providing girl`s photo for marriage not allowed: Darul Uloom

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 14:21

Muzaffarnagar: Leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has said that providing the photograph of a girl to boy`s family for marriage purpose is not allowed under Islamic law.

In a fatwa issued yesterday, the seminary said providing photo of a girl to boy`s family for fixing wedding is against Shariat law.

However using photos for only essential purposes was allowed, it said.

The fatwa was issued in response to a question posed by a Muslim girl. The girl had asked if a photo can be send through an e-mail to boy`s family for selection for marriage.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 14:06

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