Jumuah for people living on a farm

Q: If a person works & lives on a farm and there in nothing around him but farm land and the closest Jummah Masjid is 20 or 30 km away and he does not own a vehicle.  Is Jummah still compulsory for him?

A: Jumuah salaah is not compulsory on people living on a farm away from the town or in a small village. 

(شروط وجوبها) . . . ( والإقامة ) خرج به المسافر وأن تكون الإقامة ( بمصر ) خرج به المقيم بقرية (مراقي الفلاح مع حاشية الطحطاوي 504) 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)