Question

Salam. If a woman sits itekaf during the last 10 days of Ramadan and during this time she starts her monthly cycle then what should be done?
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Answer

بِسۡمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ

If during the Itekaf, menstruation or childbirth period starts then Itekaf will be terminated immediately and for all the remaining days, one will have to complete the remaining Itekaf and will definitely fast as well.

(Kitab al Masoom from Hazrat Mufti Mohammad Ibrahim Hanfi Chishti p-413 ref. Daar ul Mukhtar, Fatawa Qazi Khan)