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Question # : 2769


If somebody is saving money for the marriage of his daughter and son. Is zakat payable for this money which he is u may ask why he has to save money because it takes lot of money for the marrige?

Answer : 2769

Published on: Feb 20, 2008

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 117/118=L)


When the amount is in your possession and you did not spend it in marriage, then you have to pay zakah incurred on the amount, provided you possess the wealth equal to nisab (prescribed amount) of zakah for a complete lunar year.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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