How to Calculate Fitrana Amount 2023?

Ramadan 2023How to Calculate Fitrana Amount 2023?

Fitrana amount 2023

We are all embracing the bounties of Ramadan 2023. While Ramadan is here, it is time to know how to calculate Fitrana amount 2023 before it ends. In this article, you will get to know about the amount that every Muslim need to pay to the needy as Fitrana.

   

Islam aims at the mutual welfare of the whole society. Therefore, it has made Fitrana or Saqa-al-Fitr compulsory for all privileged Muslims in society. This sadqa is a charity payment that Muslims have to pay to the needy people of their society before the arrival of Eid.

There is no objection to Muslims fasting or not. If one is having enough wealth to share a little with the needy brothers, they should do it upon the orders of Allah. This sadqa is a way of thanking Allah for the bounties of the Month of Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr. Another main reason for this obligation is to promote happiness in society.

Eidul-Fitr is a celebratory event in Islam. Therefore, every Muslim has a right to celebrate it with joy. Thus, the people of means have to pay a certain Fitrana amount to the eligible people. It has to be paid for by every member despite age. So, whether a person is a child, an adult, or an aged man or woman, they are applicable to pay Fitrana.

However, the head of the family can pay fitrana to the needy on behalf of the family. It is best to pay the amount as soon as possible so the underprivileged people can also prepare for Eid and celebrate it without any inconvenience.

How to calculate the Fitrana amount 2023?

Fitrana amount 2023

The minimum fitrana amount is 2.25 kg of flour, rice or any other staple food. the rate of food changes every year so it has to be paid according to the current prices of food in the markets. Here is the rate of 2.25 kgs of Flour, barley, raisins, or dates.

How to Calculate Fitrana amount 2023

Eligibility

The eligibility of people who deserve Sadqa-e-Fitr is the same as people who you pay Zakat to. Below is a list of those who you can pay your Fitrana amount 2023:

  1. The poor (low-income households)
  2. The needy (someone who is in difficulty)
  3. Zakat administrators who distribute
  4. New Muslims
  5. Slaves and captives
  6. People in debt
  7. People who are travelling away from home with limited equipment.

As responsible citizens of society, it is our duty to think about the needs of the needy. They also have a part in the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr. So, hurry up and pay your Sadqa-eFitr to them so they can prepare for Eid with ease and contentment.

Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem
Dua is a seasoned writer who loves to write on Pakistani Entertainment and Infotainment while having her Masters in English literature

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