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Question # : 7451


Dear Sir, Assalamlikum, We have open a society/trust to Work for the Educational Upliftment of Muslims.Can we use the ZAKAT money in it?

Answer : 7451

Published on: Sep 1, 2008

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1630/1398=B/1429)


No. The Zakah money must be given as charity to the possession of a poor voluntarily only for the sake of Allah?s pleasure. The Zakah obligation shall not be discharged without it.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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