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Bait-ul-maal has greater significance now


Bait-ul-maal , a system of pooling zakaat money from the well-off Muslims and giving it to those who need the most, has come as a saviour for those hit by lockdown.

This Ramzan, in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic, a system of collecting and distributing zakaat — called bait-ul-maal — is proving effective in helping those hit by the lockdown.

While zakaat (mandatory charity) system is followed by all the faithful Muslims, bait-ul-maal is a centralised system of pooling zakaat money from the well-off Muslims and giving it to those who need the most.

“Though we have been helping poor people every year ...


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