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Bride dint say the word ‘Qabool’ during nikha.


As salam o alikum!
My wife’s sister got married last month. While nikah ceremony Imam sahab went to bride and told her that you will be getting married to a guy name usama, please sign here. And bride sign at the nikah nama but she didn’t say Word QABOOL not for the single time.
Please confirm that the nikah is done or not. Or we have to do nikah again.


Walikum salam

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5. the man and the woman must consent to the marriage. However, if they appear to disapprove but it is known that in their hearts they consent, the marriage contract is valid.

Kindly refer to the link for more information.

Risalah Of Ayatullah Sistani :-
Chapter twenty-seven » Conditions of a marriage contract – Islamic Laws – The Official Website of the Office of His Eminence Al-Sayyid Ali Al-Husseini Al-Sistani
Ruling 2389. A marriage contract must fulfil the following conditions [in order for it to be valid]: 1. based on obligatory precaution, the formula must be said in Arabic. If the man or the woman are unable to say the formula in Arabic, they can say it in a language other than Arabic, and it is not necessary that they appoint an agent; however, they must use words that convey the meaning of …

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