Is it Necessary for a Wealthy Person to Discharge the Sadaqatul Fitr on Behalf of his Minor Children?

Q: Is it necessary for a wealthy person to discharge the sadaqatul fitr on behalf of his minor children?

A: Yes, it is necessary for a wealthy person to discharge the sadaqatul fitr on behalf of his minor children.

فيخرجها عن نفسه وأولاده الصغار الفقراء (مراقي الفلاح مع حاشية الطحطاوى ص723, الدر المختار مع رد المحتار 2/361)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)