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Matrimony Groom RAJ5352655
Matrimony ID - RAJ5352655
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Asansol, West Bengal, India
"I am funloving guy in search of a life partner who would be beside me both in good and bad times. I work in Bharti ..."
Matrimony Groom PRA0355538
Matrimony ID - PRA0355538
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
"My son is a simple, fun - loving, warm - hearted and caring person who loves cooking, socializing and exploring new..."
Matrimony Groom ABH2207820
Matrimony ID - ABH2207820
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Goala, Bengali
Asansol, West Bengal, India
"Its quite difficult to describe in few sentence. Though m trying., my self a hotelier and by profession a chef, and..."
Matrimony Groom DEB5341340
Matrimony ID - DEB5341340
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Hi there, I am a senior software engineer by profession, working in an MNC in Kolkata. A passionate traveler and..."
Matrimony Groom SOU6275248
Matrimony ID - SOU6275248
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Hi this is Sourav Ghosal. 2006 ICSE 2008 ISC 2010 Higher Diploma in Software Engineering (HDSE) 2013 Btec in IT..."
Matrimony Groom SHA6727654
Matrimony ID - SHA6727654
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I would like to describe myself as someone who is caring and honest. I am an easy going person and don't easily get..."
Matrimony Groom ARN1252781
Matrimony ID - ARN1252781
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Banik, Bengali
Howra, West Bengal, India
"Hi. Hope you are having a nice day. I am a simple, straightforward and ambitious person. For me family always comes..."
Matrimony Groom SAI5156621
Matrimony ID - SAI5156621
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I'm an ambitious guy who loves having a dream and working towards it. Currently working with a global financial org..."
Matrimony Groom ISM1842481
Matrimony ID - ISM1842481
27 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Muslim, Bengali, Bengali
Silchar, Assam, India
"I am simple boy finding a life partner who understand me and loves me forever. Our family was respected by all they..."
Matrimony Groom GOU9451733
Matrimony ID - GOU9451733
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Kurmi, Bengali
Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
"I am working in bank employee. My job LOCATION in my hometown I am very happy my job. My father and mother in..."
Matrimony Groom ARU3725138
Matrimony ID - ARU3725138
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
" I am born and brought up in Kolkata. I did my schooling in ICSE Board and have studied engineering in college. Cur..."
Matrimony Groom SAN4354574
Matrimony ID - SAN4354574
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Siliguri, West Bengal, India
"I am sandeep chakraborty. S/O prodyut chakraborty. I'M living siliguri. I am complited degree in northbengal univer..."
Matrimony Groom SUB1047862
Matrimony ID - SUB1047862
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, SC, Bengali
Other, West Bengal, India
"I am Subhabrata Sarkar, live in Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, the only son of my parents. Father retired government ..."
Matrimony Groom WRI5745757
Matrimony ID - WRI5745757
27 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a kind of a person who loves to travel, ride bikes, embraces nature, loves singing and listening to music. Alt..."
Matrimony Groom TAP6886206
Matrimony ID - TAP6886206
28 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
"I am an engineer - non it with a Bachelor's degree currently working in private sector in Chandigarh. I belong to a..."
Matrimony Groom NAF8530608
Matrimony ID - NAF8530608
21 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Muslim, Bengali, Bengali
Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
"Hello! As you are able to see many info already in my profile here is something which might be new and helpful for ..."
Matrimony Groom SOU0535495
Matrimony ID - SOU0535495
30 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Chinsurah, West Bengal, India
"I am ambitious and independent boy. I have passed my schooling from ICSE and ISC board. Passed hotel management fro..."
Matrimony Groom SOU2474338
Matrimony ID - SOU2474338
29 years / 4 ft 5 in 134 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am software engineer by profession, writer by hobby, and continuously evolving to attain the ultimate limit of hu..."
Matrimony Groom ABH3966684
Matrimony ID - ABH3966684
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am an MBA in finance, currently working in Investment department of my company. I am a bit of an introvert but on..."
Matrimony Groom AMI6277704
Matrimony ID - AMI6277704
28 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I do job in Banking sector. I love to do traveling and little bit foodie. love biking and gather knowledge. My scho..."
Matrimony Groom ARU8803421
Matrimony ID - ARU8803421
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Sadgop, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Simple, fun loving, car enthusiast, loves to travel, watch movies. Hobbies include photography, coin collection. Em..."
Matrimony Groom NAV7673594
Matrimony ID - NAV7673594
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hello, I am Navonil, a typical Bengali guy, bit introvert, not much, love to travel and a big time foodie, currentl..."
Matrimony Groom MUK1447057
Matrimony ID - MUK1447057
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Purnia, Bihar, India
"I am working with an MNC as Network Engineer at Gurgaon. I am a modern boy who likes to dress well eat well and liv..."
Matrimony Groom SUB3624570
Matrimony ID - SUB3624570
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Baishya, Bengali
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am very simple guy. I have done MBA from west bengal Technology University. Currently I am working in Paytm as a ..."
Matrimony Groom DRS1882762
Matrimony ID - DRS1882762
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
"Hello, Thanks to visit my profile. I am self-employed And working at private Hospital as a Doctor(M. D). I belon..."
Matrimony Groom RAN7117674
Matrimony ID - RAN7117674
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Mahishya, Bengali
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Hello, I have liked your profile and believe it to be a good match.Please feel free to contact me to take this conv..."
Matrimony Groom PRO7125520
Matrimony ID - PRO7125520
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a simple guy who likes to balance work and personal life. I believe that people in your life are more importan..."
Matrimony Groom JUL6304332
Matrimony ID - JUL6304332
27 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Baidya, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I come from a middle class family. The most important thing in my life is religious believes, moral values & respec..."
Matrimony Groom MAU4522272
Matrimony ID - MAU4522272
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Durgapur, West Bengal, India
"hello, am putting up this profile for my younger brother. he is a commerce graduate and is working with a private..."
Matrimony Groom SOU8118845
Matrimony ID - SOU8118845
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Myself Soumya, A simple person, working proffesional. Cooking is one of my fv hobbies. I like music, movies, sports..."
Matrimony Groom SUD0234005
Matrimony ID - SUD0234005
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Yadav, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"He is a bachelor and postgraduate in Physics and about to complete his PhD in Data Sciences from Indian Institute o..."
Matrimony Groom SUD8794461
Matrimony ID - SUD8794461
27 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am looking for a long term true connection, kindly feel free to start a healthy communication only if genuinely i..."
Matrimony Groom MAY3386088
Matrimony ID - MAY3386088
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Durg, Chhattisgarh, India
"I like travelling.. I like reading... I am a bit of introvert but opens up with time... She should be loyal hone..."
Matrimony Groom AMI1502682
Matrimony ID - AMI1502682
24 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am an ambitious and independent boy. Loves to hangout with friends. Currently i am working in delhi My family..."
Matrimony Groom SAI7579086
Matrimony ID - SAI7579086
26 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Haridwar, Uttaranchal, India
"I am Doctor by profession and planning for marriage early. I don't believe in religion caste community age differen..."
Matrimony Groom JIT0600534
Matrimony ID - JIT0600534
30 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am a career oriented software professional who is simple in nature, loves to hang out with friends and family. Fo..."
Matrimony Groom SUD4620101
Matrimony ID - SUD4620101
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, 1, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi. I created this profile behalf of myself. I'm living in Banglore working as software developer. My native place ..."
Matrimony Groom DIP1152247
Matrimony ID - DIP1152247
31 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Banik, Bengali
Barasat, West Bengal, India
"Hello, here are a few lines to help you know me better. I have completed my Bachelors and also done Post Graduate D..."
Matrimony Groom IMR6074644
Matrimony ID - IMR6074644
25 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Muslim, Bengali, Bengali
Barasat, West Bengal, India
"I am a Civil engineer. Doing job with a private company. I am honest and doing hard work for future. My family i..."
Matrimony Groom MAN6281479
Matrimony ID - MAN6281479
30 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Saha, Bengali
Other, Tripura, India
"Hi I am MANTU SAHA, from Belonia, South Tripura, Education B.Com Pass, Working under a government department (Non-R..."
Matrimony Groom ANK5444306
Matrimony ID - ANK5444306
24 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Baidya, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am a simple, humble guy. I work as a senior retail associate with a popular car procurement brand. I love to eat...."
Matrimony Groom TAP6877270
Matrimony ID - TAP6877270
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, SC, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am Tapas Paul(Subhendu). I am open minded, honest, and straight forward boy. I want a best friend in my life not ..."
Matrimony Groom ANI9087097
Matrimony ID - ANI9087097
22 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Hello Welcome to my profile. I am a bengali Hindu liberal boy open-minded. having a dark past. doing my graduation ..."
Matrimony Groom MUR3758594
Matrimony ID - MUR3758594
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Bengali
Midnapore, West Bengal, India
"I am Murtaza Ali from haldia. M. A from vidyasagar university. ...."
Matrimony Groom SUB1442170
Matrimony ID - SUB1442170
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Namosudra, Bengali
Siliguri, West Bengal, India
"I am looking formal girl for me. Who love me and care me. I'm looking normal family. Modern family. My ideal part..."
Matrimony Groom PRO2600664
Matrimony ID - PRO2600664
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Namasudra, Bengali
Krishnanagar, West Bengal, India
"I am nice boy I like song. My from is velge site. Nice mocom. my family is so good family I ❤ my family. My id..."
Matrimony Groom ABH1636058
Matrimony ID - ABH1636058
26 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Goala, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am an ambitious and independent boy. Loves to hang out with friends, and pinting, crafting. Currently working ..."
Matrimony Groom ARU5757774
Matrimony ID - ARU5757774
23 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I like song and read any types of books We belong medilclass family my father is a businesses man and my mother h..."
Matrimony Groom UTT5547840
Matrimony ID - UTT5547840
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Baishya, Bengali
Other, Khulna, Bangladesh
"I am a simple person and I want marry a simple cute girl. When I'm child then I lost of my parents. So my groth..."
Matrimony Groom MOH7285336
Matrimony ID - MOH7285336
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Muslim, Bengali, Bengali
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"I am handsome, good looking, honest, I like helping people, watching movies, leasing music, reading books I like to..."
Matrimony Groom NAV6178958
Matrimony ID - NAV6178958
26 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am navendu bikash mishra, an army soldier from 2014, very simple guy, I love junk food like chowmin, roll etc, lo..."
Matrimony Groom SOU3335476
Matrimony ID - SOU3335476
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am a very friendly person. I am a happy go lucky kind of a person. I am a movie freak, party addict, pet lover, c..."
Matrimony Groom KAM0381023
Matrimony ID - KAM0381023
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Bengali
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"I am kamrul Hasan. I'm trying to talk any person always speak the truth. I don't like bad person and layer person. ..."
Matrimony Groom SOU6182762
Matrimony ID - SOU6182762
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am looking for my partner in life. I am very jovial, fun-loving, matured in nature. I love traveling and driving...."
Matrimony Groom AMI8504741
Matrimony ID - AMI8504741
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Teli, Bengali
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I DID ENGINEERING BUT I AM DOING BUISNESS. Currently i am living in delhi.i was working in one of defence research ..."
Matrimony Groom SUR6868301
Matrimony ID - SUR6868301
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"My name is Surajit dey from budge budge.I am simple person. I Like travel & sports. I'm working in a private compan..."
Matrimony Groom ANJ7705652
Matrimony ID - ANJ7705652
24 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Other, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"I am a simpme men, I am job in malaysia. Believe I learing new things I life and adventurous, loves travellig. W..."
Matrimony Groom TAR4008474
Matrimony ID - TAR4008474
24 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Bengali
Other, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
"I am tarek I am looking girls for wedding. I am good honest so I always like a good honest girls. I live with my f..."
Matrimony Groom ANU2752231
Matrimony ID - ANU2752231
30 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Silchar, Assam, India
"I am a simple boy..... I like a simple partner. urggently marradge purpose. Direct contact me. Ok...."
Matrimony Groom KUN8286733
Matrimony ID - KUN8286733
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Durgapur, West Bengal, India
"I would describe myself as an optometrist who is working in Assam. I am a mix of traditional and moderate values, a..."

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About Bengali Matrimony

Bengali matrimony takes place between a bride and groom who speak Bengali (বেঙ্গ'লী) as their first language. Native to the region of Bengal and with over 250 million speakers, Bengali is one of the most spoken languages in the world and the second most spoken in India.

The National Anthem of India was first composed using the Bengali language.

Bengali matrimony, also referred to as Biye, is an elaborate affair with meaningful rituals seeded in cultural values. Bengalis are known for their good intellectuality, passion and sensitivity. Their matrimonial ceremonies also reflect the same. The two main communities in Bengal are the Bangals (Bengali Hindus originating from modern-day Bangladesh) and Ghotis (the ones originating in West Bengal). There is a slight variation between the rituals of each community.

Let's have a closer view of all the pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding rituals of a Bengali matrimony.

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Paka Katha or Pati Potro - It refers to a formal meeting between elders of both the families to make a mutual agreement on different aspects of marriage. Term Paka Katha is used by Ghotis while Pati Potro is by Bangals.

Aiburobhat - Held a day before the wedding, this ritual signifies the celebration of last day of bachelorhood for the bride and the groom. It begins with a bridal shower where the bride receives gifts from friends and relatives followed by serving her a feast consisting rice and fish. A similar ritual takes place at the groom's place.

Sankha Porano - A bangle ceremony where the bride wears traditional Bengali bangles known as Sankh (made up of conch shell) and Pola bangles (made up of red corals).

Jol Sowa - It takes place on the wedding day dawn during which mother of the bride and groom along with few married women of the family visits a waterbody in their respective neighborhood. They fill a brass pitcher with water which is later be used to bathe the bride and groom.

Dodhi Mongol - As the bride and groom have to fast during whole wedding day rituals, thus they are fed with a mixture made of sweet curd, rice flakes, banana and sweets like Sandesh in ample quantity before sunrise.

Birddhi Puja - This ritual is involves providing tribute to seven generations of paternal ancestors, to conciliate their soul and seek their blessings for the couple. This is performed by the father of bride and groom at their respective houses.

Gaye Holud and Tattwa - It is the haldi ceremony which is observed in almost all Indian marriages. A paste of fresh turmeric and mustard oil is the first applied to groom by married women in the family along with his mother. He then takes bath with the water procured during Jal Sowa. The remaining turmeric paste is kept in a silver bowl and sent to bride's place along with trousseau ( a traditional outfit to be worn during the Gaye Holud) and a whole Rohu fish. The Gaye Holud is then performed at the bride's place in a similar fashion to the groom's.

Wedding Rituals

Bor Jatri and Boron - After getting ready in typical Bengali wedding attire (the Panjabi kurta and dhoti along with 'Topor' on the head) the groom starts from his house towards the wedding venue. The groom and the Bor Jatri are welcomed with blowing of conch shells and ululations (a typical sound made by Bengali women from their mouth). He is welcomed by bride's mother with a Baran Dala, a large tray made of cane containing auspicious ingredients like rice, turmeric, betel nuts, a bunch of banana and a lighted diya. She escorts him in.

Ashirbaad - The elders from bride's side bless the groom and with gifts. In the similar manner elders accompanying groom blesses the bride.

Saat Paak and Subho Drishti - The groom is brought into the wedding mandap known as Chhadnatolla and some initial puja is performed. The groom is then asked to change into his Jor (a two piece wedding dress). The bride is carried to mandap by 4-5 male members of the family then is made to sit on a wooden platform known as Piri. she has to hide her face from view with the help of a couple of betel leaves. The bride then circumambulates around the groom seven times aided by the male relatives carrying her. This is known as Saat Paak. The bride and groom are then placed in front of each other. The bride removes the betel leaves and the two set their eyes on each other, amidst hooting, and sounds of conch shells and ululations. This is known as Subho Drishti.

Mala Badal - During this ritual the couple exchanges their garlands.

Kanya Sampradan - During this ritual, the bride is officially given away to the groom. Father of the bride unite the hands of the couple and it is bound by sacred thread, and the priest chants the mantras.

Hom - This symbolizes offerings to the holy fire to seek the blessing of all Hindu mythological gods and goddesses. The whole process is accompanied by Vedic mantras chanted by the priest. This is followed by Saptapadi moving around the holy fire, which signifies the seven sacred vows of marriage.

Lajanjali/Kusumdinge - The bride's brother puts Laja (puffed rice) into her hands, the groom joins her hands from behind and together they pour the offering in the fire.

Sindoor Daan - The groom applies Sindoor on the parting of bride's hair and he covers her head with a new saree known as the Lajjabastra.

Post-Wedding Rituals

Bashi Biye - Among the Ghotis Community, the Kusukdinge and Sindoor Daan rituals take place on the morning of the day after the wedding. This is known as the Bashi Biye.

Bidaai - It refers to the departure of the couple from the bride's place. Among the Ghoti community, the couple departs on the morning time while the Bangal rituals dictate that the couple leaves before evening.

Bodhu Baran - This marks the welcome of the bride into her in-laws house. Water is poured under the vehicle, a vessel containing milk and Alta (Iac dye) is placed outside the door and the bride needs to step into it and the imprint of her feet are put on white fabric.

Kaal Ratri - The couple spends their first night separately to get a refreshing sleep for next day rituals.

Bou Bhaat - The bride cooks for the first time for her husband's family.

Reception - In the evening the groom's family invites their relatives for a reception where they get to meet the new bride and offer their best wishes to the couple.

Phul Sojja - The couple's bedroom is decorated with colorful flowers and the couple spends their first night together.

Diragaman/Astamangala/SubhoChani Satyanarayan Pujo - On the eighth day of the wedding the couple visits the bride's place. A Satyanarayan puja is performed and the thread tied during the wedding is removed by the priest. This marks the end of all wedding rituals.