IT HAPPENS IN INDIA THAT THE BOYS FAMILY ALWAYS WANT TO KEEP THE NAME OF THE CHILD AND THE PARENTS CANNOT DO ANYTHING WHT DO U HAV TO SAY ABT IT REAGARDS
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WHT DO U HAV TO SAY ABT IT
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Boys family keep name
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Islam has laid the responsibility of giving a good name to a new born child on the parents or the guardians of the baby. If the parents of the child, of their own free will, wish to give this right and honor to someone amongst their loved ones, there is absolutely no harm.
If it happens in a country or tribe that the husbands family always keep the name of the child, then it is must be from amongst the specific culture of that country or family. If the parents of the child have no objection in allowing someone amongst their family or loved ones to appoint a name for their new-born baby, there is absolutely no harm or restriction in doing so.
It is recorded in history that it was Prophet Mohamed (saws) who appointed the names of his grand-sons Hadrat Hasan (r.a.) and Hadrat Hussain (r.a.) who were born to his beloved daughter Hadrat Fatimah binte Rasool Allah (r.a.).
Your Statement: AND THE PARENTS CANNOT DO ANYTHING WHT DO U HAV TO SAY ABT IT
Islam and Shariah law has given this right and responsibility of appointing a name of a new-born child upon the parents of the child. If the parents wish, of their own free will to give this honor to someone else there is absolutely no harm; but no one has a right to demand or take away this right from the parents against their will.
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