Halal and haram


I want to know is that squirrel and chipmunk are halal to eat


In the Name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Mercy-Giving.

All praise is due to Allah. Peace and blessings be upon his Prophet Muhammad.

There is a difference of opinion among scholars whether squirrels and chipmunk are halal to be eaten or not. Those who deem them haram to be eaten consider them analogous to rats, whereas those who deem them halal consider them analogous to jerboa. A number of eminent jurists give preference to the opinion that deems them halal. Still, to be on the safe side, one should abstain from eating them as long as there is another alternative.

Almighty Allah knows best.

Thursday, Jan. 01, 1970 | 00:00 - 00:00 GMT

Session didn't start yet!

Submit Your Question

Views expressed by hosts/guests on this program (live dialogue, Facebook sessions, etc.) are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent.