ISLAMABAD: Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman has announced rates of Sadqa-e-Fitr with respect to prices of wheat, barley, dates and raisins, reported Wednesday.
The minimum amount that should be given in charity is Rs 100 with respect to wheat, in accordance with Barley it is Rs 320, with respect to price of dates and Raisins it is Rs 1,600.
A breadwinner of a family is needed to pay at least Rs 100, on behalf of each of his dependants, if he wishes to pay according to wheat price.
It should be noted here that Sadqa-e-Fitr fixed last year and year before that, with respect to wheat was Rs 100 also.
Fidya amount needed to be paid for 30 days with respect to wheat price is Rs 3,000, with respect to barley, Rs 9,600, with respect to dates, Rs 48,000 and with respect to raisins, Rs 48,000 should be paid for 30 days.
The chairman has advised the followers to pay the charity, as obligated by Islam, before offering Eid prayer so that the needy people could make timely use of that money.