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Zakat ul Fitr
By:Dr Aslam Abdullah, CA
Date: Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:34 pm

Salam Alaikum

Zakat ul Fitr, the charitable contribution that is mandatory upon every Muslim including the child to be born in the current year of Eid ul Fitr (there are a few exempts) would be collected throughout the world. A rough estimate suggests that it could be over 15 billion dollar world wide. In the US alone the amount would exceed over 500 million dollar. It is not a small amount. This money can create wonders in creating a financial condition that would leave none dependent on others. But it has to be organized properly. It has to be collected properly and distributed properly. Muslim groups are not transparent in distributing this money. There is hardly any reporting by Muslim organizations in general anywhere in the world about the total collection of Zakat ul Fitr and its distribution. Perhaps Muslim intellectuals, Islamic center managers, and financial experts as well as those who understand the Islamic rulings on Zakat ul Fitr should sit down to find out how to best use this charitable contribution in the best interest of people and society,. Have a look at the article.

http://aslamabdullah.blogspot.com/2018/05/what-is-zakat-ul-fitr-by-dr.html

Aslam Abdullah

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Zakat ul Fitr
Dr Aslam Abdullah, CA -- Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:34 pm
Re: Zakat ul Fitr
jawaid ahmed,uk -- Thursday, 7 June 2018, 7:42 am