Skip to main content

Table 2 Faraid is derived from the prophetic tradition (Sunnah), consensus of the Muslim scholars’ decisions (Ijma) and analogy (Qiyas)

From: The right of women in property sharing in Bangladesh: Can the islamic inheritance system eliminate discrimination?

Inheritor Property owned by Share of the property
Granddaughter (son’s daughter), If the daughter is not alive Grandfather 1/2
Granddaughter (more than one) Grandfather 2/3
Granddaughter with one daughter Grandfather 1/6
Half-sister from father’s side (If there is no uterine sister) Half-brother from father’s side 1/2
Half-sister from father’s side, more than one (If there is no uterine sister) Half-brother from father’s side 2/3
Half-sister from father’s side with half-brother from father’s side Half-brother from father’s side Residuary, one sister gets ½ of one brother
Half-sister from father’s side with one daughter or son’s daughter Half-brother from father’s side Residuary, she will get what is left
Half-sister from father’s side with uterine sister Half-brother from father’s side 1/6
Grandmother (both maternal & paternal), if there is no mother Grandson 1/6
  1. Sources: Al-Kardi (2010)