The Agris are a Hindu caste found in the state of Gujarat in India. The name Agri comes from Agar, a Salt-pan. The Agri's of Maharashtra are known as Agle and Kharpatil. Some surnames of the caste are Bhagat, Bhamber, Danki, Gavad, Jadhav, More, Shirke, Sigola, Thakur, Telge, Vaghoda etc. The Agris are divided in to clans, and they practice clan exogamy. They follow customs of Gujarati Hindus. The engagement ceremony is known as Gol Dhana meaning "Jaggery and Coriander seeds" which refers to their distribution as a celebration and application of vermilion as acceptance of the alliance. The Agri brides wear saree for the wedding. It is worn in a different style with the palav facing the front. The Saree is usually red in colour as it is most auspicious for the occasion. Nowadays, designer lehengas are a growing trend. The bridegroom wears the customary dhoti kurta for the ceremony. The groom wears the clothes presented to him by the in-laws at the reception which is held after the wedding ceremony. On the wedding day groom carries a katar (small dagger) to the wedding venue along with the procession called Varghodo. He is greeted with the Varmala, followed by kanya daan. Hasta melap, followed by Saptapadi - the couple goes around the holy fire seven times. The bride is then escorted to the groom's house and welcomed by the family with the arti and tika. There are several games played post wedding like Aeki beki a game of coins and ring in a tray of milk.