Minimum Fitra fixed at Tk 115, maximum Tk 2970

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The minimum Fitra has been fixed at Tk 115 per head this year while the maximum at Tk 2,970.

An official of Islamic Foundation confirmed the news to Prothom Alo.

Later, a press release from Islamic Foundation said the national Fitra committee took the decision at a meeting at Islamic Foundation’s Baitul Mukarram conference hall on Thursday.

Hafez Mawlana Mufti Ruhul Amin, khatib of the national mosque and president of the committee, chaired the meeting.

The rate is fixed based on market prices of flour, dates, maize, cheese, raisins and some other essentials.

Fitra is an obligatory charity distributed among the poor at the end of Ramadan.

Qaderia Tayyebiya Kamil Madrasa’s chief mufti Muhammad Mahmudul Hasan, Jamia Sharia’s mufti Muhaddis Mufti Abdus Salam, Circuit House Jame Masjid’s Khatib Mufti Maulana Arif Uddin Maruf, Islamic Foundation’s director Syed Shah Emran, Md. Anisur Rahman Sarkar, Islamic Foundation’s Mufti Mawlana Mohammad Abdullah, Islamic Foundation’s Maulana Muhammad Abu Saleh Patwari, Baitul Mukarram National Mosque senior imam Mufti Md Mizanur Rahman, among others, were present at the meeting.