Muslims can't post their pics on social media

The Darul Uloom Deoband seminary here has issued a fatwa prohibiting Muslims from posting their or their families' photographs on social media. Posting photos of the self or family on sites such as Facebook, WhatsApp is not allowed in Islam, ruled the seminary , one of the largest in India, on Wednesday after a man approached it with the question. When clicking pictures unnecessarily is not allowed in Islam, how can posting of photos be allowed, an Islamic scholar explained.

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