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Where’s my refund, Mr Zardari? – Ali Najib Sidiki

Good to read that Ali Najib Sidiki raising his voice on this issue >> Tribune Blogs >> Where’s my refund, Mr Zardari? >> Ironically it was quoted as the only charity they did claim and it was SZABIST – so one has to wonder where the “rest” of the looted money has disappeared off too. Possibly deep pockets of “Zardari families “own” charitable case” – I guess they deservingly need it the most [?]


The One Rupee Project

Can you imagine that if each one of us can donate Rs. 1 each time we do groceries, with enough one rupees collected we can potentially sponsor the education of one child

The One Rupee Project is NOT a political party, but a NON-PROFIT movement and a silent revolution to make every Pakistani citizen self-sustainable in the next 10 years. And this is only possible when all of us unite, and contribute a little from our lives everyday.

YOU can BRING the change. YOU can BE the change. And to become part of this movement, we just ask you to contribute ONE rupee a day, everyday, to make this huge task possible.

The One Rupee Project wishes to mobilize individuals, who earn reasonable income (both salaried & self employed), in a movement to support the cause of eradicating poverty in the next 10 years. The group aims to generate funds through:

Organizations: Companies that can contribute by giving The One Rupee Project, one rupee on every transaction / sale generated.

Individuals: Who are willing to pay at least one rupee every day, a total of only Rs. 365 for a year

Launch Event on 24th March – at T2F 4-6pm 


Zakat Deduction dependent on Declaration of Fiqh

Can some thing be done to make the lives of citizens less miserable.

zakatThis is an appeal addressed to the State Bank Chairman and Members. The matter of compulsory deduction of Zakat could have been resolved had the State Bank not succumbed to an obviously unprofessional and illegal requirement imposed by the government. Alternately the state bank could have acted , in the light of Supreme Court decision (March 9, 1999), exempting all shades of Muslims to be exempted from Zakat, and stopped deducting compulsory Zakat. Alas, the State Bank is just as citizen unfriendly and insists on subjecting its clients to the yearly CZ-50 torture.

Every year ordinary citizens are asked to declare their ‘fiqh’ on a judicial stamped paper signed by a notary public and duly witnessed by two witnesses, so as to seek exemption from compulsory deduction of Zakat. This bureaucratic and misery adding document is called Form CZ-50. The zakat is not deducted if you state that your ‘fiqh’ is a recognized one (recognized by who?)
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