Fitra fixed at Tk 65 minimum per head

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MNA National Desk: Fitra has been fixed at a minimum of Tk 65 again this year. The amount of the money, or the equivalent foodstuff, is distributed among the poor during Sadkatul Fitr or Fitra before the Eid-ul-Fitr congregation.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Fitr Fixing Committee of Islamic Foundation held at conference room of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Thursday morning.

Senior Pesh Imam of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, Moulana Mohammad Mizanur Rahman presided over the meeting.

Per person Fitr has been fixed at minimum Tk 65 and maximum Tk 1,980 this year taking into account the market prices of ata, dates and other essential items, said a press release of Islamic Foundation.