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in response to reader comment: I admire Alikoya's sincerity in defending Ayesha's marriage to Muhammad

Submitted by Alikoya KK (India), Jul 28, 2011 at 12:45

Dear Prashant,

At first I thank you. Then I appreciate you for your participation in a discussion with me. Along these I have to ask you what should be the age limit for marriage? In India, nowadays, it is 18 for girls and 21 for boys. At the same time, India's father of nation MK Gandhiji married Karthurba, while both of they were 13 years old. This 13 is an important age limit for Spanish people; because in that country it is lawful for 13 year old boys and girls to have sexual intercourse with mutual consent; however in India it is 16. According to Islam this type sexual relation is unlawful. Everybody agree that youngsters are interested in sexual intercourse; and they want the permission to have that. Islam also agrees it; but with a marriage relation. Which is better? A) To allow anybody to have sexual intercourse with anyone without having a marriage relation. B) To allow two persons to have sexual intercourse, only if they are married one another.


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