Sadaqat al-Fitr should be paid before Eid prayers: Dy Grand Mufti
Srinagar, May 28: Deputy Grand Mufti, Nasir-ul-Islam on Monday fixed Rs 45 as Sadaqat al-Fitr (Charity) per person in the family.
Sadaqat al-Fitr 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 Ramdhan.
Dy Grand Mufti said that the Sadaqat al-Fitr which is obligatory for the Muslims should be paid before Eid-ul-Fitr Salaat.
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 Sadaqa-e-Fitr is such a person who has 7 ½ Tola gold (93 grammes 312 milligrammes,) or 52 ½ Tola silver (653 grammes 184 milligrammes), or their equivalent value in money or any other form of asset.
Islam as per the document available with Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that each person should give away in charity an amount equivalent to 1.760 kilograms of wheat. (KNS)