Grand Mufti fixes Rs 50 per person as Sadaqat- Ul- fitr

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Srinagar, May 19 : The grand Mufti, Nasir-ul lslam on Sunday fixed Rs.5O as Sadaqat-al­ fitr (charity) per person in the family.

Sadaqat-al fltr is a duty required of every Muslim and becomes obligatory to pay it before the beginning of Eid prayer and could be given from beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.

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“The sadaqat -al-fitr which is obligatory for the Muslims should be paid before Eid-ul-fitr salaat,” Grand Mufti said in a statement issued to KNO.
Notably,Sadaqat-al-fitr is Wajib upon such a person who owns assets, which equal the value of the Nisab.

The owner of Nisab in the ruling as regards Sadaqat-al-fitr is such a person who has 7 1/2 Tola gold (93 grammes 312 milligrammes) or 52 1/2 Tola silver (653 grammes 184milligrammes), or any other form of asset.

“Each person should give away in charity an amount equivalent to 1.760 Kilograms of wheat,” Grand mufti said (KNO)

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