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Question: I sent zakat fitr money to my needy relatives one day before eid. If they do not receive it before the eid prayer due to some circumstances as it seems in my case it won't reach them am I sinful of not paying on time what should I do?

If you did try your best to send the money in advance hoping that they will receive it for Eid then you need not feel guilty. Allah does not take us to task for things beyond our control. However, you should try to see if you can speak to someone to give them the money and promise to pay it back asap? 

If you did deliberately delayed the payment, then you are mistaken. You should ask forgiveness of Allah and make sure this never happens again. 

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