Giving Zakat to Relatives

By Mufti Muhammad Kadwa
Posted: 25 Ramadan 1423, 30 November 2002

Q.) Please let me know whether I can give my Zakat to my Younger brother or sister, if they are needy and deserve for that. What are the opinions of most prominent Islamic scholars in the light of Qur'an & Hadiths towards Zakat? [Shaikh Mohd. Asif]

A.) Yes, you may give your Zakat to your brother or sister if they are eligible recipients of Zakat. And Allah Ta'ala Knows Best