Fitrana fixed at Rs 100 per head for Eid ul Fitr 2019

05:16 PM | 2 Jun, 2019
Fitrana fixed at Rs 100 per head for Eid ul Fitr 2019
ISLAMABAD -The minimum amount of Sadqa –e- Fitr has been fixed at Rs 100 per head this year, said Central Ruet-e- Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman.

In a statement, he said according to the market price of 2.25 kilograms of flour, the amount for Fitrana is calculated as Rs 100 per head.

Fiqh-e-Jafria Fitrana fixed at Rs 150 per person

The minimum amount of Sadqa-e-Fitr or Fitrana for Fiqh-i-Jafria has been fixed at Rs 150 per person, said Allama Zafar Abbas Kazmi.

Talking to APP, he said Sadqa–e-Fitr is obligatory for every sane member of a family. People must not forget the needy and deserving in Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations.

Fitrah is to be calculated according to the price of 3kg of one’s staple food. That is, if the staple food is rice then the price of 3kg of rice is to be given to the poor.

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The people using rice and flour should pay Rs 315 and those using only rice as their food should each pay Rs 480 as Fitrana.

Giving Zakat at Fitra is obligatory upon the head of households, who are not poor themselves. The time for it, is before the Eid Prayer or Zuhr prayer in Eid-ul-Fitr. Paying Zakat at Fitra completes fasting, secures its acceptance.