Question ID: #5763
Question: Is namaz complete without surah fatiha when I am in congregation.
Is my namaz valid without reciting surah fatiha behind Imam in congregation.
Answered by: Ulamaa ID 13 (London, UK)
Date: 08/08/2021 14:33pm

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem
Al Jawaab Billahit-Tawfeeq

Respected brother,

Your prayers are valid.

On the contrary, reciting Surah Fatihah behing Imam is Makruh Tahreemi (not permissible) according to the Hanafi Madhab.

See Fatawa Mahmudia (V7, Pg 52), Ahsanul Fatawa (V3, Pg 77).

And Allah knows best.

Moulana Muhammed Surtee