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    Question ID: 25499Country: Pakistan

    Title: Hazrat i want to ask that is one can offer 1 rakat of wetar in isha prayer. because someone told me that hazrat muawiya R.A. often offer 1 rakat of wetar in isha prayer.

    Question: Aslam-o-Alikum, Hazrat i want to ask that is one can offer 1 rakat of wetar in isha prayer. because someone told me that hazrat muawiya R.A. often offer 1 rakat of wetar in isha prayer. JAZAK ALLAH KAHIR

    Answer ID: 25499

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1440/1440/M=1431)

    According to Ahnaf, witr salah is of three rakats with one salam; hence it is not lawful for a hanafi to offer witr of one rakat. 
    In which book the story of Hadhrat Muavia (رضى الله عنه) is mentioned, please quote the complete detail with references.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India