Pay 2.50% Zakat as per Islamic criteria; Dy Mayor

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By FK WEB DESK on 01/06/2019.

Pay 2.50% Zakat as per Islamic criteria; Dy Mayor

Appeals people to celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr with simplicity

Srinagar, June 1: Deputy Mayor Srinagar Sheikh Mohammad Imran on Saturday urged people of Kashmir to pay their Zakat as per the Islamic criteria and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with simplicity

Imran said every Muslim has to pay 2.50 percent of his property and one should not hesitate in paying it needy and poor in their respective areas.

“There are hundreds of families who are waiting for your Zakat and they too have to buy essentials for the Eid,” he said.

Deputy Mayor said Zakat is right of people who have are in need of such help and form ‘BaitulMals’ in your respective areas and try to find those people who even don’t come openly to seek help.

“Both Yomi Qudus and Yomi Kashmir has sent a clear message to the world that Kashmiri’s want peaceful resolution and urged both India and Pakistan to start a fresh dialogue,” he said.

Imran said local media has always supported the Kashmir cause. National and International media has always portrayed Kashmir in the wrong way. He said each Facebook has blocked some pages but in future also they should also take care of these things.

“Youth are the pillars of every nation and they should aware people about paying Zakat to the needy. By paying Zakat one becomes rich and gets in return prayers and inner peace,” Imran said.

While appealing the people to celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr with simplicity, austerity and with Islamic eminence, he said that each type of alms, charity, donations should be kept for poor and needy people.

Imran asked people to seek forgiveness from Almighty Allah in the Eid prayers and pray for his mercy so that we will come out from this terrible situation.

“Eid-ul-Fitr teaches us patience, loyalty and the steadfastness of the great Prophet of Allah, he said.