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Can I eat Chahlum food if the person is very near and dear? If I do not attend or eaten then it may create some problem in future in the families?

Answer : 155788

Published on: Nov 19, 2017

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 197/149/L=2/1439)


The food of Chahlum is not haram in itself and it is allowable to eat it. However, the ceremony of Chahlum is not proved and it is bida’h; hence you should avoid to participate in it with such an excuse that it does not create any problem in the families.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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