Fatwaa ID: 738
Can fidya be given to a widow who is deserving of zakaat ?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
Fidyah may be given to anyone who is eligible to receive zakaah. If the widow in question is eligible to receive zakaah, then it may be given to her.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
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