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Question # : 5574


Can we donate the sum of the Bank?s interest to construct the toilet or bathroom in the Mosque? Please give me appropriate answer.

Answer : 5574

Published on: May 28, 2008

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 165/165=M)


No. It is unlawful to use interest amount of bank in construction of toilets and bathrooms for a mosque. Such interest money should only be distributed among needy and destitute people without any intention of reward, as it is mentioned in Shami:

سبیل الکسب الخبیث التصدق اذا تعذر الرد علی صاحبہ الخ

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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