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Minimum Fitra fixed at Tk70

  • Published at 12:40 pm May 16th, 2019
Muslims hug to celebrate the joy and unity of Eid at the National Eidgah <b>Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune</b>
Muslims hug to celebrate the joy and unity of Eid at the National Eidgah Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune

Fitra is compulsory charity paid by every Muslim at the end of Ramadan

The Islamic Foundation has set the Fitra at minimum Tk70 and maximum Tk1,980 for the current year. 

Assistant Director of Islamic Foundation Mohammad Nizam Udin confirmed the matter on Thursday, reports the UNB.

Fitra, also known as Zakat al-fitr or fitrana, is compulsory charity paid by every Muslim at the end of Ramadan.

Under the Islamic Shariah, the rate for Fitra per person can be based on one of the prices of flour, dates, raisin, cheese, or barley. 

As Fitra, flour, with a market value of Tk70 can be given to the needy. 

The other options are- barley, raisin, dates or cheese. 

People of the Muslim community can choose one of those goods or its maximum market value in taka to pay Fitra.