Maharashtra wedding tradition rituals #2
Kelvan ceremony is one of the important marriage tradition followed in Marathi wedding. In this ceremony the parents of the soon to be bride and the groom invite each other’s family for a meal and gift are given as a token of love. 2-3 days before marriage in this ceremony the relatives of each other family are also invited to the bride and the groom place and close relatives give wedding gifts to the bride and similar function is organized at the groom place.
This is one of the important traditions that shows love, respect,and bond between the families. The parents officially give clothes, jewelry,and other expensive items to the bride. This tradition is being followed in Marathi wedding from years. The Kelvan ceremony ends with a sweet note and both the family returns to their home.