Category: Travel
Fatwa#: 713
Asked Country: Other Country/Island

Answered Date: Sep 02,2000

Title: A person who travels more than 88 Kms becomes a Musafir. Is there any condition on the time of travel to become a musafir?


A person can travel 88 kms in an hour, if he is travelling on a smooth road. The same 88 kms take 3 hours when he is travelling on village roads of India. So is there any limit on the time of travel to become Musafir


There is no time limit in becoming a Musaafir. There is no difference
between a person who travels on a built up highway or a person who travels
in a gravel road in any township. The limit is 88 km.

and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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