Fitra 1438 – For UKIn: Latest News
According to the Shariah, Fitra becomes incumbent when the new moon of Shawwal is sighted. This is known asÂ Zakat of Fitra, which is payable by every Baligh person for oneself and all dependents, temporary or otherwise, regardless of gender and age. It is also Mustahab to pay Fitra for an unborn child. Fitra has been set forÂ £5 per headÂ and will be distributed to the needy, first locally and then abroad. The KSIMC of London will disburse on the Eid day as per Sharia requirements.
As per law 1999 of Ayatullah Seestani’s ‘Islamic laws’: “At the time of sunset on Eid ul Fitr, whoever is adult and sane and is neither unconscious, nor poor, or the slave of another, he should give, on his own behalf as well as on behalf of all those who are his dependents, about three kilos per head of wheat or barley or dates or raisins or rice of millet etc. It is also sufficient if he pays the price of one of these items in case”
The Fitra that has been calculated is £5 per head (regardless of age or gender) and is payable online.