Is it necessary to tell that this is zakaat?

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Is it necessary to tell the person whom Zakaat is being given to, that this is money of Zakaat?


No, it is not necessary to explicitly say to the person that this is Zakaat money. As long as one has the intention of Zakaat in the heart – it will be valid. It can even be given by stating that “this is a gift”.

Answered by: Mufti Sajid Attari

Translated by: Ikram Attari

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