Karachi: Mufti-e- Azam Pakistan and Chairman Roiyat-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman has announced that this year the rate of Fitrana would be Rs 80 per capita according to the price of fine quality flour.
Whereas the rate of Fitrana would be increased to Rs200 per person, if it would be calculated on the price of barley. If this would be work out on the cost of fine dates, the rate of Fitrana would be Rs 1280 per person. Whereas the Fitrana would be calculated on the price of black current would be Rs 1600.
Mufti Muneeb also announced that according to Islamic jurisprudence, the penalty for not keeping fast for the whole month during Ramazan would be Rs 2400, 6000, 38400 and 48000 respectively. Whereas the fine for taking false swear would be Rs 800, 2000, 12800 and 16000 correspondingly.
“The real spirit of Fitrana and penalty is to offer two time meal to poor people, which should be not less than Rs 100 per day in this era of price-hike”, he added by saying that it is the religious obligation of all Muslims to give Fitrana and penalties before the Eid Prayers so that the deprived class of the society may also join other people in celebrating happiness of Eid.