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Question # : 27268


A Sunni Muslim Man died and leave behind two wifes six son and four daughter from the two wifes. He left 4,20,000/= Rupees and after his death his one wife also died. Now how the money divided in all. so how we must devide the monew 4,20,000/= rupees in all person according shariya
and what about the one wife who died after the husband wife. please email me the detail of divide of rupees for all person. thank you so much

syed. mohammad malik

Answer : 27268

Published on: Dec 1, 2010

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 2081/B=1677/tb=1431)

In the case mentioned above, the whole property of that Sunni Muslim according to shariah shall be divided into 128 shares, out of which 8-8 shares will go to each wife, 14-14 shares to each son while 7-7 shares to each daughter. Then the shares of deceased wife will go to her sons and daughters as per the rule of (لِلذَّكَرِ مِثْلُ حَظِّ الأُنثَيَيْنِ [النساء: 11) i.e. for a male there is a share equal to that of two females.

Wife: 2x8= 16
Sons: 6x14= 84
Daughters: 4x7= 28
Total: 128 Shares

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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