Is Wearing Trousers Above the Ankles Fard or Sunnah? – Dr Zakir Naik
The first question that we have let’s come on the whatsapp as a message is by abdul malik from nigeria.
Is wearing trouser above the ankle compulsory or a sunna?
A similar question is asked by abdul rahman kabul afghanistan.
Is it allowed to wear clothes lower than one’s ankle?
As far as the question is concerned that
Is wearing your trouser above the ankle is it a sunnah or is it compulsory?
is wearing the trouser below the ankle is it haram or is it makrooh.
As far as whether wearing the trouser below the ankle is haram or whether it is makru the scholars are divided. There are some scholars who say that wearing the trousers below the ankle is makruh, that may vary in the trousers above the ankara sunnah, while the other scholars say that wearing the trousers below the ankle it is haram and wearing above the ankle is a faraj.
In all the four schools of thought in the hanafi school of thought, in the maliki school of thought, in the shahafi school of thought, in the humble school of thought. there are scholars many of them who have said that wearing trousers below the ankle is makruh or wearing above the ankle is sunnah as well as there are scholars who say that wearing below the angle is haram and wearing above the ankle is faraj.