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What is kalkala inheritance

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Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 4 Surah Nisaa verse 12 (part):

..If the man or woman who are kalala (one who has left neither ascendants nor descendants) but has left a brother or a sister each one of the two gets a sixth; but if more than two they share in a third; after payment of legacies and debts; so that no loss is caused (to anyone). Thus is it ordained by Allah and Allah is All-Knowing Most Forbearing.


Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 4 Surah Nisaa verse 176:

176 They ask thee for a legal decision. Say: Allah directs (thus) about kalala (those who leave no descendants or ascendants as heirs). If it is a man that dies leaving a sister but no child she shall have half the inheritance: if (such a deceased was) a woman who left no child her brother takes her inheritance: if there are two sisters they shall have two-thirds of the inheritance (between them): if there are brothers and sisters (they share), the male having twice the share of the female. Thus doth Allah make clear to you (His Law) lest ye err. And Allah hath knowledge of all things.


In the terminology of Islamic Fiqh or Jurisprudence, a Kalala is the inheritance of a deceased believing man or woman who is survived neither by their parents, nor do they leave behind any off-spring. The wealth left behind by such deceased are distributed as inheritance amongst their surviving brothers and/or sisters.


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