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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : January 31, 2018, 11:08
Duration : 01:23

Muslim women should not watch football, says Darul Uloom Deoband

Darul Uloom Deoband, has declared the watching of football match by women un-Islamic. Mufti Athar Kasmi a cleric at Darul Uloom, said that watching men "playing with bare knees" violated the tenets of Islam and was forbidden for women. The cleric also lashed out at the men who allow their wives to watch football even on television. Kasmi's decree comes even as the Sunni Muslim kingdom of Saudi Arabia allowed women in to watch matches in soccer stadiums earlier this month. Watch this video to know more about the news.

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