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Question # : 8323

India

Asllam alaikum w.w. Kya farmaate hai Ulema e iqram, ki fax machine k zariye eid k chaand ki shahadat qabul ki jaegi.aur aisi shahadat par eid karna kaisa hoga.bara e qaram ilm o shariat ki roshni mein jawaab ataa farmaye. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jazakallah

Answer : 8323

Published on: Oct 23, 2008

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم


(Fatwa: 2082/1665=B/1429)


 


In order to prove the moon sighting of Eid, it is necessary to have a shahadah (witness) i.e. in case of cloud or dust, two religious and reliable men have to give shahadah (witness) of sighting the moon personally. The moon sighting information through fax is unacceptable.



Allah knows Best!


Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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