• Prayers & Duties >> Zakat & Charity

    Question ID: 62662Country: India

    Title: ZAKAT

    Question: I want to know that can I spend my zakah amount in welfare work as road repair, street light, water tank etc?

    Answer ID: 62662

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 145/157/L=02/1437) It is necessary to spend the amount of zakah by putting it in possession of the poor and needy ones. It is not lawful to spend zakah money for welfare work.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India