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Matrimony Groom HIM7754822
Matrimony ID - HIM7754822
30 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Budaun, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am simple and optimistic person. I am kind generous. I am running a well established business. We are well es..."
Matrimony Groom MOH7704638
Matrimony ID - MOH7704638
32 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Faridabad, Haryana, India
"In words no one discribe a person. On behalf of mohit he is very cool and calm and responsible person he have a kin..."
Matrimony Groom MAY1165403
Matrimony ID - MAY1165403
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am love to travel and explore the new places and love to do new things. I always seeking the new opportunity to m..."
Matrimony Groom CHI2546501
Matrimony ID - CHI2546501
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am a very simple guy belongs to a very simple family. I am a typical introvert. I like traveling. Passionate abou..."
Matrimony Groom ABH3736366
Matrimony ID - ABH3736366
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"She should be Educated, loving, caring, good, understanding, respect elders and parents...."
Matrimony Groom NIT5267583
Matrimony ID - NIT5267583
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I'm Nitin Jaswal and I'm seeking here girl for marriage only. We are four members in my family mom dad me and my..."
Matrimony Groom TAR1080962
Matrimony ID - TAR1080962
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi. I am a outgoing, friendly, motivated, extremely driven and ambitious boy but feel that he is grounded, light he..."
Matrimony Groom SAG2977232
Matrimony ID - SAG2977232
27 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a civil engineer. Exploring the world and life passionately. Bold, strong and funny. live and let other people..."
Matrimony Groom SAU0127371
Matrimony ID - SAU0127371
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
"I am a social science researcher with a non profit. We work in the firld of rural development. I believe that pursu..."
Matrimony Groom PAR0490563
Matrimony ID - PAR0490563
34 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Kaithal, Haryana, India
"My self parveen kumar, m belong to from “Dev Bhumi Kaithal” (Haryana), we are two family members, me and my mot..."
Matrimony Groom SHI2583686
Matrimony ID - SHI2583686
30 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I would describe myself as someone who is honest, caring, ambitious and believes in smart work. I am an easy going ..."
Matrimony Groom SAN5521135
Matrimony ID - SAN5521135
31 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi My name is Sanjay Khurana,am a business person working jointly with my elder brother in the family business. Ret..."
Matrimony Groom SHA2722463
Matrimony ID - SHA2722463
33 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am proud of many things in life, but nothing beats than being a father. His name reflects who he is as an individ..."
Matrimony Groom AMA8839877
Matrimony ID - AMA8839877
27 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Other, Uttaranchal, India
"Heritage institute of hotel management Agra degree complete and this time I am pursuing post graduation. I have ..."
Matrimony Groom SID2841546
Matrimony ID - SID2841546
30 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am Sidharth, looking for a partner here who understand and support me and my family as well as I do the same for ..."
Matrimony Groom VIJ5630421
Matrimony ID - VIJ5630421
27 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Thanks for visiting my profile! I am from upper middle-class family. I always respect and support good values. reli..."
Matrimony Groom ANS8893666
Matrimony ID - ANS8893666
28 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am putting this profile on behalf of my son and we both jointly manage this profile. He has completed his MBA fro..."
Matrimony Groom MAD7011540
Matrimony ID - MAD7011540
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a simple guy. I don't like show off and m searching for a loyal and genuine girl for marriage looks m so lovin..."
Matrimony Groom SHR1073584
Matrimony ID - SHR1073584
27 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a teetotaler, love to travel, having own business in heart of Delhi, Connaught Place. We are an upper midd..."
Matrimony Groom SAU2975307
Matrimony ID - SAU2975307
36 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
"It Seems difficult to mention about urself for matrimony purpose... but still I will give it a try... I am healthy ..."
Matrimony Groom SUR5364721
Matrimony ID - SUR5364721
31 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am from a Middle Class Background and is raised in a family atmosphere. I have 2 elder siblings (Sister's) and bo..."
Matrimony Groom KRI5795162
Matrimony ID - KRI5795162
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Patiala, Punjab, India
"I belong to an upper middle class family. I am a self-made man that has been through a lot of challenges in life. I..."
Matrimony Groom DEV9443331
Matrimony ID - DEV9443331
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am Dev malhotra and iam a very simple guy I have a uber cab which I drive myself, persuing Ba because I left my s..."
Matrimony Groom ISG8117645
Matrimony ID - ISG8117645
28 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a MBA from Auro University, Surat. Born in Mumabi, brought up in Surat. My father is a businessman and mother ..."
Matrimony Groom NBE1130107
Matrimony ID - NBE1130107
27 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
"Hello I'm Amit Chadha looking for a life partner...."
Matrimony Groom SSC3404645
Matrimony ID - SSC3404645
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"Hi I am akhil vij.i live in jalandhar punjab India.i have two siblings one elder brother and a younger sister. Brot..."
Matrimony Groom SAN8655571
Matrimony ID - SAN8655571
37 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am simple and God loving boy I love my family and friends. I like movie games online surfing and like to watch ne..."
Matrimony Bride ISH7577486
Matrimony ID - ISH7577486
33 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am simple but fun loving girl, regards for our cultural values and respect for our elders or would love to pursue..."
Matrimony Bride JAY6612225
Matrimony ID - JAY6612225
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi. We are looking for a well-educated and qualified boy for our lovely daughter...."
Matrimony Bride POO2559460
Matrimony ID - POO2559460
43 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Dogri
Jammu, Jammu Kashmir, India
"Hi, my daughter is double postgrduate and working in government. Sector as teacher in jammu. She is responsible, ca..."
Matrimony Bride PRI7216088
Matrimony ID - PRI7216088
26 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Patiala, Punjab, India
"We are looking for our daughter a life partner having well-settled and respected family in Chandigarh. The guy shou..."
Matrimony Bride KIR9737743
Matrimony ID - KIR9737743
27 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am an ambitious and independent girl born in a Punjabi Khatri family in Delhi. Loves to hang out with friends and..."
Matrimony Bride SWE9086072
Matrimony ID - SWE9086072
36 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Chandigarh, Punjab, India
"Hello, I am simple, down to earth, believe marriage is a life time committment based on mutual respect, trust and u..."
Matrimony Bride PRE5452048
Matrimony ID - PRE5452048
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
"I am completed my BA in kuk and MA in pursing puchd.iam belong in zirakpur chandigarh. my father is retried person..."
Matrimony Bride TAN8483172
Matrimony ID - TAN8483172
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Looking for someone with a similar mental disorder. My family are loving soul..."
Matrimony Bride SUN5581701
Matrimony ID - SUN5581701
31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"My Father was a renowened Hocky player at national level. My mother is a House wife. Younger married brother doing ..."
Matrimony Bride NID3643518
Matrimony ID - NID3643518
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
"I am a 25-year-old, 5,3", normal build woman looking for a soulmate. I am divorced .I love cooking for my family . ..."
Matrimony Bride RIT5558241
Matrimony ID - RIT5558241
45 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am a teacher by profession.I believe trust and respect both are very important in a marriage.Im independent, libe..."
Matrimony Bride RIC1004346
Matrimony ID - RIC1004346
31 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am an independent, fun loving, ambitious girl, currently working as a Project Manager in a Pharma MNC in Mumbai. ..."
Matrimony Bride AAR3574286
Matrimony ID - AAR3574286
34 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
"Well, read, well travelled, having a progressive outlook towards life. fond of music, reading, travel, exploring di..."
Matrimony Bride MAD4883654
Matrimony ID - MAD4883654
31 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am an ambitious and an independent girl. I love traveling, hanging out with friends and family and I love music. ..."
Matrimony Bride KAN2580588
Matrimony ID - KAN2580588
29 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hey, I am putting up this profile on behalf of my daughter. She is a perfect blend of modern and traditional values..."
Matrimony Bride NEH9053017
Matrimony ID - NEH9053017
33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hello, I am putting up this profile on behalf of my daughter. She is a down-to-earth, fun to be around, and easy to..."
Matrimony Bride SHR0065746
Matrimony ID - SHR0065746
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
"I define myself as an easygoing, amiable and open-minded person. My close ones describe me as fun-loving and straig..."
Matrimony Bride AOA0471005
Matrimony ID - AOA0471005
34 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride KLK1185326
Matrimony ID - KLK1185326
41 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride MDL8827428
Matrimony ID - MDL8827428
34 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride FDI5432044
Matrimony ID - FDI5432044
33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Coming soon......"

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About Khatri Matrimony

The Khatri belongs to trading and mercantile community of India. They were originated in Punjab and eventually spread to many states like Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir etc. Their wedding customs are very similar to that of Punjabi. They celebrate their weddings as a big fat occasion. Khatri community matrimony is filled with different colors of celebration, delicious food, and soulful rituals.

Let, I take an opportunity to give you a glance of Khatri community matrimony, with my words. Here we go, to the pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding rituals.

Pre-Wedding Rituals

The wedding starts with finding a perfect match within the community. After the parents of the boy and the girl agree on all the aspects of marriage, the wedding celebration is announced.

Sagaai/ Kudmai

After acceptance of the alliance between the families. The would-be bride, and her parents along with other close relatives go to the groom's house. They offer him lot of gifts as a sign of welcoming him to the family. The priest applies Tilak, on the groom's forehead. Then an auspicious date for the wedding is fixed and announced to all the family members. This engagement ceremony is known as Sagaai or Kudmai in the local language.

Godh Bharai

This ritual takes place one or two days prior to the wedding. In this ritual, the groom's family visits the bride's house. They shower her with lots of gifts like jewelry, clothes, cosmetics, accessories, sweets for the bride. All these gifts are kept on a silver platter and the groom's mother places this platter on the bride's lap. The married women of the groom's family also apply Tilak on the bride's forehead.

Kangana

This is an important ritual officiated by a pujari (family priest). Kangana is made by tying a betel nut, tamarind and tiny shells to a red sacred thread called 'mouli'. then the Kangna is blessed by the priest and tie on the wrist of the bride and groom. they are supposed to wear this till the conclusion of the wedding. These 'Kangana are a symbol of protection of the bride and the groom from any evil eyes during the wedding ceremony.

Mehndi

Henna is one of the important parts of the bridal attire which she supposes to wear for the purpose of bringing luck and prosperity in her married life. During this ritual beautiful designs of henna is applied on the hands and feet of the bride. This is a purely ladies' function. They sing and dance on folk wedding songs during the whole function.

Seedhe Haath Tanni Kadai

This ritual is observed in both the houses separately. In this ritual, the married relatives of the bride and the groom apply mustard oil and a paste of chickpea flour, mustard oil, fresh milk curds and turmeric on the face, arms and feet of the couple. After the conclusion of this function, the holy bath ceremony is performed.

Chooda

This is an important ceremony held at the bride's house. In this ceremony, the bride's maternal uncle and aunt slip a set of red and ivory bangles with the beautiful design on the bride's wrists. This is a symbol of prosperity in married life of the newlywed.

Wedding Rituals

The marriage ceremony starts with the departure of baarat.

Baraat(the wedding procession)

The full-fledged goom wearing an off-white or cream color sherwani suit, a headgear, 'safa' and a jeweled sword, leaves for the wedding venue mounted on a decorated mare. He is accompanied by family members and close friends. At the entrance of the venue, the bride's family gives them a warm welcome by garlanding them.

Jaimala

Then the groom sits on the mandap and the pujari performs a small 'puja'. this is followed by exchanging of garlands between the couple. Then the remaining wedding rituals are performed.The Khatri weddings the wedding rites are performed only after midnight and lasts until the early hours of the morning. The wedding dinner is served to the guests after the jaimala ceremony.

Havan

The two priests (one from each family), officiates the ceremony. They perform a special puja (prayer) for the groom as he enters the Mandap. The 'Havan' or the sacred fire is lit by the priest amidst chanting of Vedic mantras. Then he offers prayers to the god of fire to bring long healthy, prosperous and happy life for the newlyweds.

Kanyadaan

In this ritual, the bride's father touching the joined hands of the bride and the groom asks the groom to accept his daughter as his wife for which the groom, grasping her hands, promises to protect his new wife.

Gath Bandhan

In this ritual, a wedding knot is tied between the ends of the garments of the bride and the groom this is known as Gath Bandhan. Following this, the couple walks around the sacred fire taking their seven marriage vows. This is known as mangal phera.

Post-Wedding Rituals

Bari Palang

It is a unique custom among Khantri's in which the couple is taken to the room having the nuptial bed and made to sit on it. After a small prayer, the bride throws a handful of rice it over her head. The ladies, at the back, try to collect as many rice grains as they can. It is believed that good luck will come to the one who gathers the most.

Vidaai

In this last ritual, the bride bids a tearful goodbye from her parents, friends and all her childhood memories. The bride departs from her home in a decorated car.

Grihpravesh

The newlywed bride is welcomed by her mother in law. She performs an arti and greets her in. All the family members of the groom's family wish for the good luck of the bride.

Reception

The groom's family hosts a grand reception in the honor of the newlywed. All the family members of the groom celebrate this last ceremony with full joy and happiness.