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Validity of nikah

Q:

I got nikahfirdd to a boy in my univeristy in the presence of a Male and a female friend. We all being adult muslims. We signed a paper too that was seen by some other frnds. Is our nikah valid?

A:

Waalaykum Salam

Nikah has conditions that must have been fulfilled for the Holy act to be Valid.

According to Risalah Of Ayatullah Sistani.

https://www.sistani.org/english/book/48/2330/

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 …
www.sistani.org

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