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Matrimony Groom AAY0066126
Matrimony ID - AAY0066126
29 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My son is presently in the Czech Republic near Prague working for a US based MNC. He is in R&D department. He has d..."
Matrimony Groom JMJ9674845
Matrimony ID - JMJ9674845
31 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Chaurasia, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I'm creating this profile for my younger brother. If you are interested in my brother profile kindly send msg...."
Matrimony Groom FFM5631402
Matrimony ID - FFM5631402
27 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My son is Amritdhari boy who believes only in teachings of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. We are looking for an educa..."
Matrimony Groom QGA6095751
Matrimony ID - QGA6095751
28 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"BIO - DATA FOR MATRIMONIAL ALLIANCE. Name Rohan. Date, time & Place of birth Date: Oct 22, 1990 Time: 3.10 A. M..."
Matrimony Groom ROH9022442
Matrimony ID - ROH9022442
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Other, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am Rohan,working as an engineer at Cpwd ,New Delhi.I hv postive attitude ,Introvert personality . My family co..."
Matrimony Groom MAN6431180
Matrimony ID - MAN6431180
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am creating this profile my younger brother who is graduate from Delhi University. He is working in Ministry of I..."
Matrimony Groom AMR5612645
Matrimony ID - AMR5612645
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi, I am putting up this profile on behalf of my brother. My brother is Working as Asst Mgr in Big MNC and we are a..."
Matrimony Groom DHA5282251
Matrimony ID - DHA5282251
31 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Matrimony Groom SUM7345077
Matrimony ID - SUM7345077
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi There. This is Sumit. Grown in a very liberal and open-minded family. Currently working in Delhi NCR. I love tra..."
Matrimony Groom MAH5862188
Matrimony ID - MAH5862188
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a simple caring guy and knowning families value. I respect all elders and loving youngers. I full faith in gur..."
Matrimony Groom SAG5142053
Matrimony ID - SAG5142053
25 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Rajput, Marwari
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Matrimony Groom MON9110849
Matrimony ID - MON9110849
28 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Buddhist, Buddhist, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I like traveling, passed out from IIT roorkee, I am an assistant professor. Live with family, keep moving and enjoy..."
Matrimony Groom SHA5788770
Matrimony ID - SHA5788770
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Baniya, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have done my BE(Electrical) from Indore and Schooling from BSF Sr Sec School Tekanpur. I have Qualified the Gate ..."
Matrimony Groom SHU4808065
Matrimony ID - SHU4808065
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Saini, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi I am Shubham Saini. I have done my graduation from Delhi University. Residing in East Delhi with family in own h..."
Matrimony Groom SUN1344536
Matrimony ID - SUN1344536
28 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Arora, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have a positive attitude for life. I faith and Believe in our traditions, values and Specially in god. Currently ..."
Matrimony Groom NAR1961684
Matrimony ID - NAR1961684
28 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Saini, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have done B.tech and currently working with private sector in Gurgaon. I am a career oriented but at the same tim..."
Matrimony Groom DHI7527268
Matrimony ID - DHI7527268
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, SC, Haryanvi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I (Dhiraj Nimwal) am Company Secretary and Lawyer based at Delhi. Currently working with one of the PSU (undertakin..."
Matrimony Groom MAN4055506
Matrimony ID - MAN4055506
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I would describe myself as someone who is a mix of traditional and modern values, a warm person at heart who has an..."
Matrimony Groom MIR7284364
Matrimony ID - MIR7284364
26 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I'm Shabir mir. I've done M. Sc botany, and I'm a research associate. I am an open-minded person. I'm adventurous, ..."
Matrimony Groom ABH6657260
Matrimony ID - ABH6657260
24 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Dhobi, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am glad you are interested in my profile, I am from Delhi and I am working in Delhi police I have completed my Ba..."
Matrimony Groom DRZ3060040
Matrimony ID - DRZ3060040
28 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Urdu
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am Dr zainul abedeen from Delhi belong up. I belong upper-middle-class family. I done bums from Delhi university...."
Matrimony Groom JAT9372854
Matrimony ID - JAT9372854
25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kashyap, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am independent person, loves to watch movie spend time with friends on weekends also very much work orientes. we..."
Matrimony Groom ARS7731438
Matrimony ID - ARS7731438
25 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bhojpuri
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"hii myself dr arshrai doing govermemt job in Delhi, has commpleted my MBBS and also preparing specialization course..."
Matrimony Groom PAN5477153
Matrimony ID - PAN5477153
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Agarwal , Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Thanks for visiting my profile. I am a 27-year-old, 5' 4.25" foot tall, living in Delhi. I am very simple, open-min..."
Matrimony Groom ANK0591116
Matrimony ID - ANK0591116
27 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Varshney, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Let me introduce myself as someone who is a mix of traditional and modern values, a warm person at heart who has an..."
Matrimony Groom DHA5324421
Matrimony ID - DHA5324421
26 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Yadav, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi, I have done my engineering from a well reputed college and currently working as an web developer in a startup...."
Matrimony Groom PRE8112708
Matrimony ID - PRE8112708
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a simple & fun loving person.Love listening gud music.I hv done 3yrs diploma in automobile engg. frm Guru tegh..."
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 NIT5554247
Matrimony ID - NIT5554247
30 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Nai, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am very simple and believe in simple living and high thinking. I have done my graduation in BSc (H) Physical and ..."
Matrimony Groom ZAH4744443
Matrimony ID - ZAH4744443
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Kashmiri
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am simple, adjustable, balanced, down to earth and friendly by nature. I have completed Bachelor's from MDU Rohta..."
Matrimony Bride SCH9162590
Matrimony ID - SCH9162590
26 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, SC, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My life partner is no smoker and no drinker and please chat with me my caste...."
Matrimony Bride YSB1467686
Matrimony ID - YSB1467686
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My daughter is not working. Lives with parents. Done only 10th. She is simple,loving, caring girl. .wants same li..."
Matrimony Bride POO4717078
Matrimony ID - POO4717078
26 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, SC, Bhojpuri
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My daughter is independent girl. She love traveling and watching movies. Currently she is wot in H&M retail bran..."
Matrimony Bride HOS8853731
Matrimony ID - HOS8853731
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Bengali
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hosneyara is a broad-minded and independent girl who was born and brought up in Delhi. Completed her Master's (MTec..."
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 SUM8704872
Matrimony ID - SUM8704872
33 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Rawat, Garhwali
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"BIO –DATA. Name : Ms. Suman Rawat. Father's Name : Mr. Surendra Singh Rawat. Mother's Name : Mrs. Ch..."
Matrimony Bride MAD3500188
Matrimony ID - MAD3500188
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My daughter is an Assistant Professor by Profession. She has completed M.Tech. She has very moderate values and v..."
Matrimony Bride SAM6371346
Matrimony ID - SAM6371346
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am Samiksha sinha, completed my MBA from SMU, currently working with Bank Of America, living with my younger brot..."
Matrimony Bride DEE8614477
Matrimony ID - DEE8614477
37 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Sindhi, Sindhi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi Friends, I am a Sindhi Girl. I am a quiet straightforward person like to live freely, without boudations, but be..."
Matrimony Bride YAS0972853
Matrimony ID - YAS0972853
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Urdu
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I'm yasmeen khan live in New Delhi love to spend time with family currently working with private sector I want to l..."
Matrimony Bride DIS1156732
Matrimony ID - DIS1156732
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Baniya, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"she is simple, sweet, smartand down to earth and kind-hearted familiar girl adjustable nature with. everyone eas..."
Matrimony Bride APA6463624
Matrimony ID - APA6463624
34 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi this is the profile of my sister working in delhì as an Electrical engineer from last ten years, she is down to..."
Matrimony Bride DIV0063136
Matrimony ID - DIV0063136
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Agarwal , Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am an administrative professional with a Master's degree currently working in private sector in Delhi. I would de..."
Matrimony Bride SUR3465502
Matrimony ID - SUR3465502
28 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am an ambitious, self-made, work alcoholic but down to earth person.I have done my masters in journalism from Mak..."
Matrimony Bride GEE9655015
Matrimony ID - GEE9655015
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Jatav, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a well-educated, cultured, with positive outlook, down to earth girl seeking a suitable match. He should be ca..."
Matrimony Bride POO3313106
Matrimony ID - POO3313106
36 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Vaishya, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am self motivated girl wd higher values and very much down to earth. Looking for genuine and serious partner who ..."
Matrimony Bride SAR6113104
Matrimony ID - SAR6113104
35 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Sonar, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am an independent, honest and a simple woman with a humble attitude. I am thoughtful and always pay respect to th..."
Matrimony Bride GAY3731070
Matrimony ID - GAY3731070
34 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Vysya, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am currently working with a corporate in Gurgaon, loves to travel and hang out with friends. Like open and hon..."
Matrimony Bride APA4277437
Matrimony ID - APA4277437
38 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Rajput, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a sensitive, talkative, passionate towards work, family and friends. Loves traveling and listening music in my..."
Matrimony Bride SHO2456233
Matrimony ID - SHO2456233
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Dhobi, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi. Words cannot describe everything. Lets talk I have a traditional family. Dad is a businessman. I'm seekin..."
Matrimony Bride KAN1158646
Matrimony ID - KAN1158646
26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a blogger by profession. I love traveling and exploring cultures of New places. I'm also working as an part ti..."

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About New Delhi Matrimony

New Delhi is the heart and capital of the country. It's always an amazing experience to get married in a metro city like New Delhi, as you will easily find each and every commodity you require for your wedding. Delhi being one of the most well-developed cities of our country possesses various amazing wedding destination for having a dream wedding, you will also find a lot of stores and markets in Delhi for all your wedding shopping. In fact, people from all over the country prefer to shop from Delhi for their wedding needs.

So, if you are planning to get married in New Delhi here are few suggestions and tips from us to help you to get everything in place for your wedding because your wedding is the most special moment of your life.

New Delhi Wedding Destinations

While planning for a wedding the first thing, which probably comes to your mind, is the wedding destination, because it is the whole and soul of the entire celebration. While selecting a destination you need to balance various aspects such as the distance of the venue from your home and city center, food and services, ambiance and facilities and the most important thing is your budget. So, need not worry here are few suggestions for the best wedding destinations in Delhi you can choose any of them according to your budget.

Grand Milan Sapphire - Kaushambhi
Grand Milan sapphire is definitely one of the ideal places for a budget wedding in Delhi. You should keep it on your priority list if you wish to organize an inexpensive and elegant celebration. The best feature of this place is its subtle and elegant decoration in their wedding halls that will ultimately save your money on décor. Outside catering is not allowed at this place but with their expert team of chefs, you will also not require any outside hustle.

The Crystal Banquet - Harinagar
Features- this place has three cozy air-conditioned banquet halls, which are ideal to host small and intimate wedding receptions. If you are having a grand guest list, you can hire all the three halls for a closed and private celebration. The best features include gorgeous décor, delicious food, and affordable pricing.

Hotel Thirty-Three - Near Siri Fort
Features- this place can be defined in just three words Royal, glamorous and affordable. This place possesses all the qualities & facilities you desire. The most special feature is its multi-cuisine wedding menu, which will leave your guests in reverence.

Country Inn-Suites - Huda City Center
Features- If you want to host a rooftop wedding that too in your budget, then this place is highly recommended for you. The best feature is that this place is located in the heart of the commercial center of the city; this place will surely add an oomph factor to your wedding festivities. Their team of professional planners will give utmost importance to even the tiniest detail of your event.

Lavanya Orchid - Rama Road
Features- if you want a destination that will reflect your distinct personality than the Lavanya orchid in west Delhi is a best-suited venue for you. Your guests will be amazed to see its three stylishly designed banquet halls. The main features of the venue are its impeccable food, service, decoration, and ambiance.

The Umrao - New Delhi
The Umrao is one of the best options for you if you want to add a luxury factor to your wedding. Its six hectares of garden provide you with an ample of space for all your wedding celebrations. The special features include its location, which is just 5 km's away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport and the extravagant décor, which will cast a spell on all your guests.

The Westin - Gurgaon
This place is just a nine-minute walk from the Gurgaon metro station. The Westin, Gurgaon will provide you some of the amazing wedding banquets in New Delhi. The décor, lighting and the ambiance are so soothing which makes it a perfect wedding venue.

The Oberoi - Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon
This vibrant place is a perfect destination for a big fat Indian wedding because of its spacious convention halls and modernized décor. It's surely the best choice for your royal-themed wedding.

Hyatt Regency - Gurgaon
With its heart-warming services and luxurious rooms, this place is the best choice for those who prefer comfort and elegance.

Raddison Blu - Dwarka
If you want to have your wedding amidst a royal decoration and facilities you should go for this place. You will get ample of space, lip-smacking food, and superb services.

New Delhi Wedding Shopping

Delhi is considered as a hub for all the wedding needs, so here are some of the places where you will find even the tiniest accessory of your wedding trousseau.

Karol Bagh
Ajmal Khan Road has been known for the best mixture from reasonable to high priced exquisite designer shops. You will find a bridal lehenga starting from a range of Rs. 8000 and goes up to Rs. 3.5 lakhs. You can also visit some designer shops like Meena Bazaar, Satya Paul, Frontier Raas and Frontier Bazaar or if you want to go for an economical one Chabra 555 will be the best.

Chandni Chowk
If you wished to wear a Manish Malhotra's lehenga for your wedding day but it is quite heavy in your pocket. Then, Chandni Chowk is the best place for you where you will find shops selling replicas of the works of established designers at affordable prices.

Hauz Khas
This area is a home for several boutique outlets some of the popular ones are Ogaan (also in Khan Market and Emporio Mall) and Ole Couture.

South Extension
The most famous shop here is where you will find bridal wear starting from a range of 40,000. In addition, this place is famous for wedding gowns and accessories.

Defence Colony
If you want to have a saree for your wedding then this area is best for you. You will find some of the best saree designers at this place like Nalli Sarees.Tarun Tahiliani, Shantanu & Nikhil, and Anjalee and Arjun Kapoor.

New Delhi Wedding Photographers

If you have invested a lot in décor, destination, your dress, and your looks but failed to choose a quality photographer then you will end up with a feeling of dissatisfaction. Therefore, here are few best wedding photographers of Delhi.

Photo Tantra
They are the best candid photographers in the almost whole country. Candid shots and fun posed shots are their forte.

Arjun's Tryst With Camera
The owner of this team Arjun believes that every wedding is special and thus his team is famous for retaining focus on both macro and micro level events.

Wedding Twinkles
This is one of the most searched for names in candid wedding photography. They are known for capturing pictures with every detail to make sure that every moment of your day will be captured.

Arjun Kartha Photography
Arjun is a very talented wedding photographer who has won several national awards. He believes in creating beautiful, offbeat, and fun wedding memories, which will last for generations to come.

ShutterInk
If you want, the best photography and that too in your budget ShutterInk will be the best option for you.

New Delhi Matrimony Make Up Artists

Every woman wants to look best on the D-day and probably you also dreamed so. Here are top 5 makeup artists in New Delhi who will transform your look to reveal the best of you.

Shruti Sharma
She aims to beautify women by revealing the inner glow of their skin. Subtle enhancement of features like eyes or lips is her forte.

Tejasvini Chander
Tejasvini is a part of the new generation of makeup artists in India. She can create everything from cutting-edge contemporary to classically chic. A fresh, flawless & clean look is her forte.

Gurusevak Makeup Works
GURU is known for confidently delivering the perfection and fine details in the look.

Chandni Singh
She is a self-made makeup artist known for her exceptional makeup and hair styling skills. She believes in minimal makeup with dewy face and emphasis on the eyes.

Sakshi Sagar
She is known for her remarkable work experiences with brands such as MAC. She is passionate about creating beautiful brides.

Delhi Matrimony Ceremonies

Delhi is a cosmopolitan union territory of India. Being the capital of the country it has numerous opportunities for job, education and health thus people from various communities and regions have settled in Delhi. As a result, Delhi is religiously very diverse with large numbers Hindus, Muslims, Christians and Sikhs residing there.

Let's take a brief look at matrimonial ceremonies of these four different communities.

Delhi Hindu Matrimony Ceremonies

Hindu wedding rituals are full of grandeur and magnificence. It can cast a spell on anybody witnessing these rituals. Loyalty towards their age-old customs and traditions are one of the most striking features of these weddings. There are many pre-wedding and post wedding ceremonies.

The most important pre-wedding ritual is the engagement ceremony, known as the Mangni or Sagai. The engagement features the exchange of rings between the bride and groom. This is followed by an exchange of gifts between the families as a symbol of acceptance of marriage alliance.

Following the engagement is the Mehndi ceremony during which intricate designs of pious Henna paste is applied to the arms and legs of the bride. The Sangeet ceremony then takes place to celebrate this occasion of coming together of two souls. The celebrations include a complete musical bash by the whole family. The final pre-wedding ritual is the Haldi ceremony which includes the application of ground turmeric paste along with mustard oil on the body of the bride and groom before taking the ceremonial bath.

On the wedding day, the groom along with his procession or Baraat sets off for the wedding venue. The bride's father treats the groom with yogurt and honey and graciously welcomes him in. This is followed by exchanging of garlands, commonly referred to as the Jaimala which is a symbol of accepting one another.

The ceremonial fire or Havan is the center point for all the marriage rituals as fire is regarded as a purifying element in Hindu rituals. Then comes the most heart-warming ritual of Hindu tradition the kanyadaan which means giving away of his daughter to the groom by the bride's father. The couple then offers puffed rice or Lajhom to the fire. The ritual that follows is the Gath Bandhan, i.e the tying of the nuptial knot. Following this, the bride and groom take seven rounds around the fire symbolizing the seven wedding vows. This is known as the Saat Phere or Mangal Phere. The wedding is concluded by application of vermillion on center parting off bride and tying of malgalsutra.

The post-wedding rituals include the Vidai which signifies the farewell of the bride from her paternal home and beginning of her journey to her new home. On reaching the groom's house the couple is welcomed by the groom's mother and bride enters the home by turning a brass pot filled with rice. This is known as Grihpravesh.

Delhi Muslim Matrimony Ceremonies

Muslim weddings start with the Istikhara ritual during which the religious heads of the Muslim community come together to pray to Allah and seek his consent and blessings for the commencement of the wedding. This is followed by the Imam-Zamin ritual during which the groom's mother ties a silver or gold coin on the bride's wrist. Then there is an exchange of rings between the couple which is known as Mangini.

After the engagement, the Manjha and the Mehendi ceremonies take place which bears close similarities to the Hindu pre-wedding rituals. In the Mehendi ceremony, artistic henna designs are applied on the bride's hands and feet.

On the wedding day, Nikah takes place in the presence of the Maulvi. He recites prayers from the Quran and asks the bride if she agrees to marry the groom with the pre-decided Meher. The question is asked thrice and if she agrees, the same is repeated with the groom. This ritual is known as Ijab-e-Qubul (proposal and acceptance). This is followed by the signing of the Nikahnama (marriage contract) by the couple. All the elders now bless the newly married couple.

The post-wedding ritual includes Ruksat which is similar to vidai of Hindu weddings and Wallimah which is a marriage reception party thrown by the groom's family.

Delhi Sikh Matrimony Ceremonies

The pre-wedding rituals are moreover similar among Hindu and Sikh communities of Delhi. The main difference is observed in the actual wedding ceremony. The weddings among Sikh communities takes place in the morning instead of the night as in case of Hindu. A typical Sikh wedding starts with Ardaas in Gurudwara and ends with the couple taking four rounds around the sacred book of Sikhs the Guru Granth Sahib. This is known as the Lavan phere. This is followed by a grand Reception for the couple.

Delhi Christian Matrimony Ceremonies

Just like in other communities the Christian weddings also start with the engagement ceremony but the difference being that only the groom gifts the ring to the bride which she wears on her left hand. This is followed by bridal shower during which the bride's family plays a number of games shower the bride with gifts. A similar event is also observed at groom's house where it is known as Bachelor's party.

On the morning of the wedding day, female relatives of the groom visit the bride's home with her bridal outfits, jewelry, trays of sweets and fruits. Then a wedding mass is organized at the church which includes prayers and hymns performed by the priest. After this, the bride and groom are asked to utter the vows of marriage. The marriage is then solemnized by exchanging wedding rings. Then the couple marches down from the dais to seek blessings from the elders.

Post wedding events include reception party and farewell of bride similar to Vidai.