Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Fitra has been fixed at Tk 40 per head this year, the Islamic Foundation said on Tuesday.

The Foundation at its meeting on the day fixed the Sadqatul Fitr. The meeting was presided over by Maulana Mohammad Salahuddin, Khatib of
Baitul Mukarram Mosque.

The Fitra of Tk 40 has been fixed for Dhaka and adjacent areas, taking into consideration of the price of rice and ata, the foundation added.

The Foundation also said the Fitra for other parts of the country should given taking into account the price of rice or ata in respective areas.

Fitra is wajib and should be paid to the needy for all members of the family before the Eid jamat.

BBN/SS/SI/AD-08September09-5:59 pm (BST)