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Nikah On Telephone

Q:

1) Boy and Girl are on same place and witnesses are on telephone. Will Nikah be valid ?

2) Can a blind person become witness of Nikah ?

3) Is telephonic Nikah valid ?

 

A:

Salaam/A

Answer:
1) Nikah unlike Talaq (divorce) doesn't require witnesses for its validity.


2) Refer to answer above.


3) If the reciter of nikah does it on telephone, it is permissible. Also,
if boy and girl are not in the same place and their nikah is recited via
telephone, that too is in order.

F A Sherally