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Ruju/Return of First Wife


I have to ask is it compulsory to have two witness for taking back wife after single divorce as we don’t want anybody to know about this?


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2534. It is not necessary for taking her back that the husband should call any person to witness, or should inform his wife. On the other hand if he takes her back without any one else realising this, the Ruju’ is in order. However, if the husband claims after the completion of Iddah that he took his wife back during Iddah, he must prove it.

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