The Lagan for the marriage usually starts a few days earlier to the actual marriage day. The atmosphere and mood in the house of both the bride and bridegroom are indescribable and electrifying nature. There is a buzz of happiness permeating the atmosphere. This initiates the Shagun or the period of auspiciousness.
Every precaution is taken to ensure that both the bride and bridegroom are protected from any form of evil force or mishap. The pouring in of close relatives, their children, married daughters, aunts, dadis and nanis sets the tempo for the big occasion. They also lend a helping hand for the huge amount of household chores for the occasion. A lot of unrestricted social interaction and intermingling takes place on this occasion for both the children and the elders.