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Haq bakshish


In Sindh there is an ongoing practice called Haq Bakshish. A friend of mine was forced to do it. The family members get the girl’s nikkah done to the Quran to prevent her from getting married to anybody. Her sole purpose becomes to recite the Quran. They do this so the family property stays within the family. Is this acceptable as per Islamic law? Does this actually exists? and What if the girl still wants to get married despite Haq Bakshish, What should she do? Can she?

Waalaykum Salam

I should admit that your Question has left me speechless.

I phoned the office of Sayyid Sistani, and they have never heard anything like this before. They insisted you put down your Question again with all extra details for a proper and accurate answer.

Hope to hear from you.