What is a Baraat?
A Baraat is a celebratory wedding procession for the groom within certain Indian cultures that involves a combination of live music and dancing.
It does not hold any religious significance but is an important custom nonetheless.
- During Hindu and Sikh weddings, the Groom is led to the marriage venue in a procession known as the Baraat.
- He arrives wearing a Sahara and Saafa while carrying a kirpan and is accompanied by family members, groomsmen, and other friends known as baraatis.
- It is a good idea to wear something comfortable that you will be able to easily move around in.
- Women normally wear a Lehenga, Anarkali, or Gown.
- Guests should not wear red as the bride will be wearing red or black.