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Sadqa-e-Fitr fixed at Rs 62 per soul

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People urged to pay it early so that it reaches the needy in time

Srinagar: Mufti Nasir ul-Islam Wednesday fixed Rs 62 as Sadqa-e-Fitr per person, and urged the people to pay the same till 15th of Ramazan so that the money reaches needy and destitute well in time.

Local news agency KNO quoted Mufti Nasir ul-Islam as saying that given the rising cases of Covid-19, poor, destitute and needy aren’t able to move around to seek donations. “So I urge people of Kashmir to pay Sadqa-e-Fitr by 15th of Ramazan so that the money reaches the needy and destitute well on time.

“I have fixed Rs 62 as Sadqa-e-Fitr but people must pay Rs 65 and more if possible,” he said, adding that Kashmir’s poor should also able to celebrate Eid with their children, which is possible only when this money reaches them well in time.

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