The Baishya community is a Bengali trading caste in West Bengal however, with passage of time the youngsters are at important positions in private and public sector of India. Saha is a surname for Bengali baisya (Vaisya). Some people with the surname Banik are also recognized as Baishya in East & WestBengal. The Baishya community has certain caste restrictions and violating them is considered a serious offense. The Baishya matrimony takes place such that the groom for a Baishya bride is searched within the same sub caste. The Baishya follow the traditions of a Bengali wedding that includes many rituals and ceremonies that span for several days. It begins with the Kabin ceremony which is the official registration of the wedding and presenting Denmohor or Mahr. It ends with the Bou Bhat ceremony that is the wedding reception arranged by the groom's family, conducted usually a day after the marriage. However the rituals followed by the caste vary withdistricts in Bengal. As per the Hindus it is classified into two: the Ghoti and Bangal rituals. The Ghotoks (matchmakers) arrange the wedding, who may be friends, relatives of the couple, or sometimes professionals. The matchmakers assist the families in the introduction, and are given gifts known as Ghotokbidae as a goodbye once the alliance is successful & both families agree to the marriage. Baishya families by and large seek matches from the same caste, religion & status in the society. Once these factors have been matched, only then it is called a palti-ghor which means an ideal match, in case of arranged marriages.