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Matrimony Groom RGB5483473
Matrimony ID - RGB5483473
34 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have finished my bachelors and am currently working full time in the field of self employed.. Our family is middl..."
Matrimony Groom ZWM6566080
Matrimony ID - ZWM6566080
33 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am dushyant, a modrate maan, sun sign aries,33 years old And I passed 10th from a convent school that is st marys..."
Matrimony Groom GSG4286715
Matrimony ID - GSG4286715
25 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"I have finished my masters and i'm currently working full time in the field of businessperson, earning an above ave..."
Matrimony Groom FFK3125444
Matrimony ID - FFK3125444
25 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Kapurthala, Punjab, India
"My Son finished bachelors in computer science, he is currently working full time as system engineer in MNC, posted ..."
Matrimony Groom WCB0661121
Matrimony ID - WCB0661121
39 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have attained my masters and I am currently working full time in the field of other.. Our family is middle class ..."
Matrimony Groom DVK2777087
Matrimony ID - DVK2777087
33 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
"Currently living in Moradabad. I hail from a moderate, upper middle class family. I have 3 siblings, of which 1 are..."
Matrimony Groom HJD5054643
Matrimony ID - HJD5054643
36 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Dehradun, Uttaranchal, India
"Residing in Dehradun. Our family is middle class and moderate. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I am not ..."
Matrimony Groom DQC2141703
Matrimony ID - DQC2141703
39 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Gujarati
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Hi welcome to my profile.. My self jignesh Jogi. I leaving Mumbai (malad). I m professional photographer, I have..."
Matrimony Groom QFD0865828
Matrimony ID - QFD0865828
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"My son is a skilled Medical Doctor (MBBS from LTMMC Sion Mumbai, MSc Clinical Trials from University of London), wi..."
Matrimony Groom JNK6380866
Matrimony ID - JNK6380866
30 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
"Based in Delhi NCR My family is upper middle class and liberal. I only have one sibling and they are happily marrie..."
Matrimony Groom PYW2751674
Matrimony ID - PYW2751674
35 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Residing in New Delhi. Our family is upper middle class and liberal. I only have one sibling and they are happily m..."
Matrimony Groom YBV4552687
Matrimony ID - YBV4552687
31 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Dogri
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am civil engineer working with SPCPL construction company in Mumbai, My native is Jammu and family is also residi..."
Matrimony Groom MCC9070735
Matrimony ID - MCC9070735
44 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Living in Mumbai. My family is upper middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling and they are happily marrie..."
Matrimony Groom VTD7715750
Matrimony ID - VTD7715750
33 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Sonepat, Haryana, India
"I am staying in Sonepat. I am from a upper middle class, liberal family. I only have 1 sibling and she is married...."
Matrimony Groom VKD7205648
Matrimony ID - VKD7205648
42 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Assamese
Dhubri, Assam, India
"Currently living in Dhubri. My family is middle-class and liberal. I have two siblings. I have done my associates d..."
Matrimony Groom LCN8093581
Matrimony ID - LCN8093581
34 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Living in Bangalore. Our family is middle-class and we have traditional values. I only have one sibling. I am worki..."
Matrimony Groom JRG6472798
Matrimony ID - JRG6472798
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"I am staying in Jalandhar. I hail from a moderate, middle class family. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. ..."
Matrimony Groom TYL5541822
Matrimony ID - TYL5541822
49 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I come from a upper middle class, moderate family. I have 1 sibling who is married. I have passed my bachelors a..."
Matrimony Groom DML2005168
Matrimony ID - DML2005168
31 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Yamunanagar, Haryana, India
"Jai Mata Di Belongs to lower middle class family. I did B.Tech and currently employed in private sector as a Sof..."
Matrimony Groom VYR7284076
Matrimony ID - VYR7284076
40 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Pathankot, Punjab, India
"I am from a moderate, upper middle class family. I only have one sibling and they are happily married. I have fi..."
Matrimony Groom QDF6103231
Matrimony ID - QDF6103231
31 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Dogri
Udhampur, Jammu Kashmir, India
"Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have 1 sibling who is married. I have passed my mas..."
Matrimony Groom HDD5553560
Matrimony ID - HDD5553560
37 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have created this profile on behalf of my brother in law...."
Matrimony Groom MQD9780450
Matrimony ID - MQD9780450
37 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I have finished my bachelors and I am currently working full time in the field of engineer - non it, earning an abo..."
Matrimony Groom RDD8459678
Matrimony ID - RDD8459678
37 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am working in MNC in management role and staying in Noida. I have two kids - six year old boy and five months old..."
Matrimony Groom NFF8008346
Matrimony ID - NFF8008346
30 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Thanks for visiting my profile. In terms of education, i'm semi qualified CA and working as a financial planner in ..."
Matrimony Groom FSD0133851
Matrimony ID - FSD0133851
56 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
"looking for an educated ,intelligent lady who can take care of me, my 14 years old daughter and help me business. H..."
Matrimony Groom DGS2888424
Matrimony ID - DGS2888424
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"Searching for a suitable bride for my son. Based in Melbourne. Our family is upper-middle-class and we have moderat..."
Matrimony Bride FPQ3574041
Matrimony ID - FPQ3574041
45 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am staying in New Delhi. I come from a upper middle class, traditional family. I have 5 siblings, of which 5 are ..."
Matrimony Bride YMG1341703
Matrimony ID - YMG1341703
37 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Based in New Delhi. Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 3 siblings, of which 2 are married. I am wor..."
Matrimony Bride RMZ4207300
Matrimony ID - RMZ4207300
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am staying in Mumbai. I hail from a upper middle class, moderate family. I have 1 elder brother. I am working ful..."
Matrimony Bride RPJ0481365
Matrimony ID - RPJ0481365
34 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Looking for man who care for my child and accept as a real father...."
Matrimony Bride DJS8323770
Matrimony ID - DJS8323770
25 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Based in New Delhi. I hail from a middle class, liberal family. I have 4 siblings. I eat a non vegetarian diet. I d..."
Matrimony Bride DFL4586415
Matrimony ID - DFL4586415
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am staying in Banglore. My family is middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling. I have accomplished my m..."
Matrimony Bride CTK7888321
Matrimony ID - CTK7888321
35 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"M a simple n homely girl. M basically looking for a suitable guy from mumbai only. M not working but I hav my own i..."
Matrimony Bride BFF0391035
Matrimony ID - BFF0391035
24 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am staying in Lucknow. I am from a middle class, moderate family. I have 2 siblings. I am non vegetarian. I don't..."
Matrimony Bride CFB1176100
Matrimony ID - CFB1176100
28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Matrimony Bride GDC4836685
Matrimony ID - GDC4836685
36 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Sindhi
Kalyan, Maharashtra, India

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Matrimony Bride BGZ0825272
Matrimony ID - BGZ0825272
36 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am working full time and have achieved my masters. Our family is upper middle class and we have moderate values. ..."
Matrimony Bride GBL4155142
Matrimony ID - GBL4155142
21 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
"She is ambition and independent girl currently work with The Oberoi Amarvilas she has one younger sister me her mot..."
Matrimony Bride MRG9034981
Matrimony ID - MRG9034981
43 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am not currently working however I have completed my honours degree. I hail from a liberal, middle class family. ..."
Matrimony Bride VVR1124877
Matrimony ID - VVR1124877
42 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I come from a traditional, middle class family. I have 2 siblings. I am not currently working however I have succe..."
Matrimony Bride JDJ6625410
Matrimony ID - JDJ6625410
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Matrimony Bride TMH5412567
Matrimony ID - TMH5412567
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I come from a moderate, upper class family. I have 1 sibling. I have completed my masters and i'm currently work..."
Matrimony Bride PNS5180466
Matrimony ID - PNS5180466
33 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am into the Hospitality Sector and have accomplished my bachelors. I am from a liberal, middle-class family. I ha..."
Matrimony Bride DKF8267882
Matrimony ID - DKF8267882
35 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Our family is upper middle class and we have liberal values. I have 1 sibling who is married. I have finished my..."
Matrimony Bride PCD1233471
Matrimony ID - PCD1233471
39 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
"I work for a bank where I handle their CSR initiatives in India. Travelling, Netflix, gardening is what I like d..."
Matrimony Bride HDL5552545
Matrimony ID - HDL5552545
40 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My family is middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling and she is/are happily settled. I prefer and expect..."
Matrimony Bride WYD7187308
Matrimony ID - WYD7187308
25 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have accomplished my bachelors and i'm currently working part time. My family is middle class and traditional. I ..."

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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.