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    Question ID: 27965Country: India

    Title: A hindu married women age 32 yrs in india converts to islam. 1)is there any iddah period for her after embracing islam? 2)when can she married a muslim man?what should be the waiting period? 3)without divorcing his non muslim husband can she immediately marry muslim man after converting to islam?

    Question: A hindu married women age 32 yrs in india converts to islam. 1)is there any iddah period for her after embracing islam? 2)when can she married a muslim man?what should be the waiting period? 3)without divorcing his non muslim husband can she immediately marry muslim man after converting to islam?

    Answer ID: 27965

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 2112/B=1708/tb=1431)

    According to Hadhrat Imam Abu Yusuf and Imam Muhammad (رحمهما الله) she should complete three menstruations as iddah besides three more menstruating periods i.e. she can marry other man after passing six menstruating periods. This is preferable ruling.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India