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Question # : 1996


Is the face of woman is also need to be covered (Wajib) under Hijab? Please give daleel with Hadith. Jazakallah Khair

Answer : 1996

Published on: Nov 5, 2007

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 698/697=D)


It is wajib on young woman to cover her face from non-mahram men:

قال فی الدر: و تمنع المرأۃ الشابۃ من کشف الوجہ بین الرجال لا لأنہ عورۃ بل لخوف الفتنۃ (شامی: 1/299)

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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