Is it necessary to stand behind Imam when performing the Iqamah

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Fatwa ID: 01930

Answered by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


Is it necessary when reciting the Iqama to stand behind imam or it can be said from anywhere or are there limits?



There are no specific places to give the Iqamah from. It should be given from such a place where the sound of the Iqamah can reach the people who have gathered for the Salah. (Kifayatul Mufti p.9 v.3)

Only Allah Knows Best

Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

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