Maulvi refuses to solemnize marriage, as orchestra at wedding is against Islam

In a peculiar incident that has come to light from Deoria in Uttar Pradesh, a Maulvi reportedly refused to solemnize a marriage after he found that an orchestra was part of the baaraat and wedding event.

According to the report, Ali Hussain’s son who was getting married reached the wedding venue along with the whole “baaraat” all the while playing celebratory music. After the Maulvi saw all the music and the orchestra during the wedding, he was incensed and stated how such practices were against Islam.

When the families of the bride and groom started to persuade the Maulvi, he quietly slunk away from the venue. They then desperately started to search for a replacement but every Maulvi repeated that orchestra was against their religion.

- Advertisement - - Article resumes -

They finally found the original Maulvi who agreed to solemnize the marriage on the condition that they won’t repeat the ‘mistake’ again.

This isn’t the only time various Islamic clerics have spoken against the practice of music and dance at weddings. Muslim clerics in Bihar’s Bettiah district had way back in 2010 openly proclaimed their refusal to solemnize weddings that hosted music, dance and orchestras.

A similar diktat was announced by clerics in Kota, Rajasthan last year, who reportedly had imposed a ban on DJs, loud music and band-baaja at Muslim weddings. This ban though wasn’t endorsed by the Qazis of the state who reportedly stated that even though they agreed with the clerics in principle, a decision to either play or not play music should be a matter of the individual’s personal choice.

Although baaraat and music is considered a part of weddings in the Indian sub-continent for long, puritan Muslims see it as an influence of Hindu culture and preach keeping away from it. The belief that Music is haraam (forbidden) in Islam has also resulted in such diktats.

Many Islamic preachers believe that only a musical instrument called duff  is allowed in Islam and thus something like orchestra having a motley of musical instruments is against Islam. Due to such beliefs, musical events or singing by Muslims is sometimes discouraged, as we had earlier seen in the case of reality show singers.

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik too is of the view that music was not good for the Muslim society:


Share This Post and Support:
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Most read articles recently

NC Lok Sabha candidate Akbar Lone begins a rally with ‘Pakistan Zindabad’, says will abuse anyone who abuses Pakistan

Akbar Lone, NC Lok Sabha candidate for Baramulla, said that the country across is a Muslim country and abusing Pakistan would mean he is abusing himself

Actor R Madhavan offers support to PM Modi to urge voters to cast votes in elections, gets trolled by ‘liberals’

Because of their sheer bitterness for Modi, these cynics are in no mood to spare anyone who comes out in support of Modi
Malala has maintained a conspicuous silence over atrocities on Hindu girls in her country

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala’s silence on abduction and forceful conversion of two Hindu girls is deafening

Malala, who often preaches the world about feminist adventures and jumps in to display her intellect over human rights issues especially against women across the world seems to have not found her voice to condemn the bigotry of Pakistanis as she could face severe backlash within her own country.

Where is the money? Rahul Gandhi’s promise is going to cost a whopping Rs 3.60 lakh crore a year, 13% of union budget

Minimum Income Guarantee Scheme of Congress party ensures monthly income of Rs 12,000 for 20% of India's population
Owner of AAP propaganda blog agitated when Sushma Swaraj stands up for two underage Hindu girls

AAP propaganda site owner gets angry after India expresses concerns over atrocities against Hindus in Pakistan

Sushma Swaraj's move to seek details of the Incident had agitated quite a few people in Pakistan, including their Information and Broadcasting minister Ch Fawad Hussain, who saw it as an intervention in Pakistan's internal matters.

Uttar Pradesh: Congress leader Rashid Alvi withdraws candidature from Amroha because ‘he did not want to lose’

According to some reports Rashid Alvi was reluctant to contest from the Amroha seat against the strong candidates of the BJP and the BSP.

After ‘Modi removed your name from voter list’, AAP allegedly calls up people pretending to be radio channel

'Who will you vote for?' People speculate if Aam Aadmi Party call centre is up to new trick again
Chandrababu Naidu govt accused of misusing temple funds, allocates Rs 5 crores for mosque repairs and Iftaar parties

Chandrababu Naidu calls PM Modi a ‘demon’, JDS MLA wants to ‘crush jaws’ of Modi supporters: Politics in India reaches a new low

Crush the jaws of those who come and shout 'Modi, Modi': JDS MLA Shivaling Gowda said while addressing a public gathering
Pakistani Hindus plight

Why can’t Pakistani Hindus go to Europe or America as refugees if Syrians and Rohingyas can?

Countries like Canada and Sweden welcome refugees who are persecuted, but why do Pakistan Hindus fail to get this helping hand?

Latest articles

Connect with us

149,152FansLike
120,737FollowersFollow
31,509SubscribersSubscribe

Don't miss these


Share This Post and Support: