Punjabi marriages are always lavishly and grand celebrations. Punjabi marriages shows the traditions and
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Punjabi marriages start with Rokka. Rokka is a small family function. only close friends
and family members attend this function. Rokka is a announcement that the couple have found their soulmate. some families
opt small puja or ardaas to mark the first step towards the wedding. there is often exchange of gifts, sweets, fruits,
Indian sweets, dry fruits and money.
After rokka next function is Sagan ceremony. Sagan function held at the groom’s house or
at a banquet hall. A havan is performed by a pundit. after that bride father applies tilak on the groom’s forehead. they
exchange the gifts, sweets and dry fruits. family members of girl and boy both come forward to bless the groom.
after that they enjoy the drinks and food with dance.
After Sagan nest function is Sagai or ring ceremony before the actual marriage function,
is the ritual of sagai or mangani. rings are exchanged between the bride and groom during sagai. Sagai is very important
function. the bride wears lehengs in vibrant hues of red, pink, purple, green, etc, which have heavy zari or moti work.
groom wears suit or kurta pajama in Punjabi style. the banquet hall are decorated in a very lavish manner. the rings are
exchange surrounded by their close friends and family members, all relatives enjoy this function with food, drinks and dance..
After Sagai next function is mehendi. It is one ceremony which every women love ( married or unmarried )
mendhi function is held before one or two days. Mehendi artist create intricate designs with mehendi on the palm of the
hand and feet of the bride. The designs are mind blowing.
After mehendi next function is sangeet ceremony, In sangeet ceremony all relatives of
family gang up and tap there feet hard to express their joy and happiness. they also performed bhangra and gidda along
with dhol. It is an evening of full of fun masti and enjoy. Light refreshment like different snaks are served to guests
with hard and soft drinks and in the last they served heavy dinner ( full course meal ).