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Person will be traveling after Fajr

Fatwaa ID: 920


If a traveller is a muqeem at the time is sehri and she starts her journey at 9 am, is it compulsory to fast that day or does she have rukhsah ??

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

The dispensation of a musaafir temporarily skipping the fast is availed only to those who are musaafir before the time of Fajr comes in. If a person is a muqeem at the time of Fajr and he wishes to travel afterwards, this dispensation will not be applicable to him. He must fast that day.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

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