Sadaqatul fitr for those who did not fast in Ramadhaan

Q: Is sadaqatul fitr only waajib on those who fasted in Ramadhaan?

A: Sadaqatul fitr is waajib on those who fasted in the month of Ramadhaan as well as on those who did not fast e.g. women in the state of nifaas, the sick who were unable to fast, the traveller, etc. 

من سقط عنه الصوم بعذر لم تسقط فطرته (حاشية الطحطاوى ص725, الدر المختار مع رد المحتار 2/361)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)