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    Question ID: 18834Country: Pakistan

    Title: Can sadqa be used for construction of mosque?

    Question: AOA mufti sahab.i live in pakistan and i want to know that if i have about 4,000 rupees and i want to give it in charity which of the following is the best to give it in: 1)to may maaci(she is poor and works in our house).she took Rs.6,000 at the time of her sons wedding from her grocery shop man and he is not giving her grocery becaus she has to pay him first.though both of her sons are working with little pay she is still facing difficulty in paying her debt. 2)to a masjid being construced. 3) to a poor family.

    Answer ID: 18834

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 83/83=M=1431)


    If it is sadqah wajibah (like zakah, nazr etc) it cannot be used for construction of mosque. It is better to give to the person as he is poor as well as a relative, in this way you will get the reward of good conduct with near ones.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India