Hyderabad: An Islamic seminary based in Hyderabad, Jamia Nizamia, has issued a `fatwa' that Muslims should avoid eating prawns.
Prawns do not fall in the category of fish, and their consumption should be avoided, it said.
Jamia Nizamia, a century-old seminary, is a highly-respected Islamic institution in the city.
Fatwa is a legal pronouncement based on the Islamic law, issued usually when someone seeks to know the legal position on a particular issue.
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Updated Date: Jan 06, 2018 19:25:07 IST