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If me and my girlfriend accept each other as spouce in the presence of Allah


Sir i just want to ask that if me and my girlfriend both accept each other as nikha saying that i accept you as my wife in the presence of Allah. So it will be considered as nikha or no


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Nikha in islam has certain conditions to be valid

Kindly refer to the following link for your answer

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 …

Also, a girl has to have the permission of her father or paternal grandfather otherwise her Nikah will be invalid

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