Fitra fixed at Tk 70

Unb, Dhaka

This year’s minimum fitra has been fixed at Tk 70 per head.

Islamic Foundation yesterday fixed the amount in a meeting chaired by Maulana Mohammad Mizanur Rahman, senior Pesh Imam of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque and president of the National Fitra Fixing Committee.

The maximum fitra has been set at Tk 2,310 per head this year, taking into account the market prices of flour, dates and other essential items. Fitra can be given in cash or in kind, said a press release of the foundation.