Arora, Punjabi & Sikh Matrimony
- The Punjabi community is said to be at the top and are in fact the most liberated community of India. Despite them being liberated, when it comes to the Punjabi matrimonial ceremonies, they live up to full tradition with compassion.
The rituals of Punjabi matrimonial alliance are full of culture, customs, noble heritage, and like in all Indian matrimonial, it begins with the boy and girl giving their commitment to get married to each other. This ceremony is known as 'Roka' and takes place at the house of the bride-to-be. This ritual, which consists of a small pre - matrimonial puja, is followed by the exchange of gifts between the two families, after which the girl and boy are free to court or date each other.
- In the Punjabi Wedding the Sagan, Chunni Chadana, Sangeet, Mehendi, Counpown, Sehrabandi, Ghodi Chadna, Varmala & Wedding Puja are their Cermony in traditional Punjabi Weedings.
- Punjabi Sikhs are the people, who are Sikhs by religion and also belong to Punjabi community. Most of the Sikhs, across the world are known as Punjabi Sikhs. Punjabi is the language spoken and practised by the Sikhs in India. A significant number of Punjabi Sikhs can be found living in Punjab and major areas of North India. Punjabi Sikhs are very popular for their colourful culture and warm nature all around the globe. A major number of Punjabi Sikhs are serving in the armed forces of country.
- Arora community also known as aarora, aarooa, aarooa, aroa, ahrora, ahrooa is a community of the Indo-Aryan region of Punjab. Born warriors, this community is largely associated with bravery and heroism, India-born US astronaut Kalpana Chawla was an Arora and Nobel laureate Dr Hargobind Khorana is another influential Arora. Their marriages were earlier performed among their sub-groups and members of the same region. But later, the sphere of arranged matrimonies widened to others of Punjabi origin like Khatris, Bhatias and Sood. These sub-castes have mixed so well that they are now referred to as the Punjabi Aroras or simply 'Punjabi' community. Marriages in Arora community are usually within the same caste and follow the usual Hindu customs.
- Punjabi Khatris are the Kshatriyas hailing from the northern part of India. They can also be called as the Punjabi adoption of the Kshatriya. The Punjabi Khatri community has its origins from the Potohar, Majha and Taxila districts of the Punjab. These areas are said to be historically linked with the formation of the Vedas, Ramayana, and the Mahabharata as well as with more modern religious scriptures like Guru Granth Sahib. Sodhi, Bedi, Trehan are few of the surnames of Punjabi Khatri people.