Srinagar: Grand Mufti, Nasir-ul lslam on Sunday fixed Rs.5O as Sadaqat-al fitr (charity) per person.
In an official statement he said: “The sadaqat -al-fitr which is obligatory for the Muslims should be paid before Eid-ul-fitr salaat”.
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.
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.