Building a Musjid with excess Qurbaani funds

Q: A certain organization made public announcements and adverts that they will be using excess Qurbaani funds for the construction of a Masjid in a rural area. Is this permissible or is it based on urf i.e. if people don’t mind then it's fine otherwise it is impermissible?

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A: If it is used for musjid construction with the permission of the donor then it is permissible.

عن أنس بن مالك أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال : لا يحل مال أمرئ مسلم إلا بطيب نفسه (سنن دارقطني رقم 91)

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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