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How To Calculate Fitrana Amount 2022 | Pakistan

Islam is a religion of equality and benevolence towards all its followers. It makes feasibility for everyone’s livelihood through different Islamic policies like Zakat. Along with Zakat, Islam has another obligatory payment for helping the needy of the society which is Sadqah-e- Fitr. Sadqah-e-Fitr is popularly known as Fitrana which is charity money obligatory for all Muslims to be paid by the end of Ramadan. It is better to know how to calculate Fitrana amount beforehand so you can easily pay it to the needy.

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According to Sahih Bukhari, there is a Hadees narrated by Ibn Umar, “Allah’s Apostle made it incumbent on all the slave or free Muslims, male or female, to pay one Sa’ of dates or barley as Zakat-ul-Fitr”

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What Is Fitrana?

The Fitrana amount can help the unprivileged people of the society to fulfil their needs near Eid. This amount helps them in participating in Eid happiness by buying food, clothes, and other necessities. Every Muslim has to pay this amount according to their capacity. However, Islam has set a minimum rate of Fitra for all Muslims. It is preferable to pay Fitra before Eid prayer so it makes it easy for the unprivileged people to accommodate their needs and spend Eid with convenience. The head of every family has to take an amount of Fitrana on behalf of all the family members which has to be paid to the needy.

How To Calculate Fitrana Amount 2022?

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It is usually a problem for many to decide how to calculate Fitrana amount in 2022 Pakistan. The amount is minimum so it does not create a burden upon people who have to pay it. The amount of Fitra is equal to 2.25kg of flour, rice, or other staple food. In Pakistan, the amount is Rs. 200 as per the rate of Pakistan in 2022. It is not a fixed amount because you can pay more if you have an abundance.

Fitrana Eligibility

The eligible people for Fitrana are the same as the people who you pay Zakat to. These people include:

  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.

Conclusively, all of these people are subject to getting Fitrana to have a stable and happy Eid. Therefore, we must think about the fellow citizens of our society to make life easy for them. So, they share the same happiness on the auspicious day of Eid.

Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem is a fresh graduate who is utilizing her writing skills into writing articles that are informative for the readers.

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